Christine Harbin is Senior Advisor for External Affairs for the Office of Electricity (OE) and the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER) at the U.S. Department of Energy. She collaborates closely with a diversity of internal and external stakeholders on OE’s and CESER’s programs and priorities. Previously she led the federal policy and coalition efforts of Americans For Prosperity, a nationwide grassroots organization, as Vice President of External Affairs. She has also held policy roles at the American Legislative Exchange Council; the Show-Me Institute, a Missouri-based think tank; and the White House National Economic Council during the George W. Bush administration. Christine holds bachelor’s degrees in economics, mathematics, and French from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium.