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Judi Greenwald served as the Deputy Director for Climate, Environment, and Energy Efficiency in the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis until January 2017. In this capacity, she oversaw technical, economic, and policy analysis related to climate mitigation and resilience, environmental protection, and energy efficiency. Ms. Greenwald also served as a Senior Advisor to Secretary Moniz for Climate Change.
Ms. Greenwald has over 30 years of experience working on energy and environmental policy. Prior to joining EPSA, Ms. Greenwald worked for fifteen years at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change), most recently serving as the Vice President for Technology and Innovation. There she oversaw the analysis and promotion of technology, business, state, regional and federal innovation in the major sectors that contribute to climate change, including transportation, electric power, buildings, and industry.
Ms. Greenwald co-convened the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative, was a member of the Advisory Council of the Electric Power Research Institute, and has served on several National Academy of Sciences panels studying vehicles and fuels. She also served on the Resource Panel for the northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the California Market Advisory Committee, as a policy advisor to the Western Climate Initiative, and the Midwest Greenhouse Gas Accord Advisory Group. Prior to her work at the Pew Center, Ms. Greenwald served as a senior advisor on the White House Climate Change Task Force and as a member of the professional staff of the U.S. Congress Energy and Commerce Committee, where she worked on the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, the 1992 Energy Policy Act, and a number of other energy and environmental statutes.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Greenwald worked as a Congressional Fellow with then-Senate Majority Leader Robert C. Byrd, an environmental scientist with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and an environmental engineer and policy analyst at the Environmental Protection Agency. Ms. Greenwald received a B.S in Engineering, cum laude, from Princeton University, and an M.A. in Science, Technology and Public Policy from George Washington University.