Advisory Board member
Susan Tierney is an expert on energy policy and economics, specializing in the electric and gas industries. As a Senior Advisor at the Analysis Group, she has consulted to companies, governments, nonprofits, and other organizations on energy markets, as well as economic and environmental regulation and strategy. Dr. Tierney is a former Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy, state cabinet officer for environmental affairs, and state public utility commissioner. She chairs the Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee as well as the External Advisory Board of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. She is also a director of the World Resources Institute and Resources for the Future, and serves on other boards. She has published widely, frequently speaks at industry conferences, and has lectured at many leading universities. Dr. Tierney received her Ph.D. and M.A. in regional planning and public policy from Cornell University and her B.A. from Scripps College.