Susan Tierney

Sue Tierney is a managing principal at Analysis Group, where she is an expert on energy economics and environmental issues, focusing on the electric and gas industries. She consults to businesses, government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, Indian tribes, and others. Tierney was previously the assistant secretary for policy at the US Department of Energy. She held two senior positions in Massachusetts: secretary of environment affairs and public utility commissioner. She serves on the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and its Shale Gas Subcommittee, chairs the advisory council of the National Renewable Energy Lab, chaired the policy subgroup of the National Petroleum Council’s study of natural gas resources, and is a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s energy project. She is a director of the World Resources Institute and the Clean Air Task Force, and she taught at the University of California at Irvine and at MIT. [+]