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Dr. Susan Tierney

Managing Principal, Analysis Group

Sue Tierney, a Managing Principal at Analysis Group, is an expert on energy economics, regulation and policy. She previously served as the Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. DOE, and held various senior positions in Massachusetts government (Secretary for Environmental Affairs; public utility commissioner; executive director of the Energy Facilities Siting Council). She co-chaired the DOE Agency Review Team for the Obama/Biden Presidential Transition Team. She co-chairs the National Commission on Energy Policy, chairs the board of the Energy Foundation, chairs the NREL Advisory Council, serves on the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, and chairs the Policy Subgroup of the National Petroleum Council’s study of the North American natural gas resources. She is a director of the World Resources Institute; Clean Air Task Force; Clean Air – Cool Planet; Evergreen Solar; EnerNOC; and Ze-gen. She taught at the University of California at Irvine and at MIT. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in regional planning at Cornell University.

Public Policy for Advanced Energy Technology