Jef Walker, Director of Management and Operations

Jeffrey Walker serves as the Director of the Management and Operations Division for the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO).  He brings over 35 years of federal and private experience managing and directing federal programs related to technology development and project finance. In his role, he provides management, supervision and oversight to a wide range of LPO’s business management functions including: budget development and execution, capital resource management, human resources, records management, and procurement/acquisition activities. Mr. Walker has been with LPO since 2012, serving as an Assistant Director in both the Technical and Project Management Division and Portfolio Management Division.

Prior to joining the LPO Mr. Walker worked in the DOE Office of Environmental Management, Office of Radioactive Waste Management, and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy managing technology development and deployment activities.  Prior to his federal service, he served in the energy industry as a licensed professional engineer. Mr. Walker earned a BS in Mining Engineering and MS Industrial Engineering/Engineering Management from the University of Pittsburgh.