Sydney Bopp is the Chief of Staff to the Loan Programs Office (LPO) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Most recently, she was a Senior Public Affairs Advisor with Holland & Knight’s Public Policy and Regulations group where she focused on federal clean energy and manufacturing policy. Previously, she was Associate Director of Technology Policy with the Energy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center, where she focused on carbon dioxide removal technology and commercialization policy.
Sydney has spent more than a decade in public service, starting in the Massachusetts state legislature as a legislative aide to the Chairman of the House Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change. She was a 2011 Presidential Management Fellow where she served at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at DOE.
In 2016, Sydney was a recipient of the Secretary’s Appreciation Award for her work on the Department of Energy’s 2015 Science and Energy Plan.
She holds a Master of Arts degree from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware.