The Center on Global Energy Policy's Women in Energy program hosted a lunch and roundtable discussion with Judi Greenwald, Principal of Greenwald Consulting LLC and a Fellow at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. Ms. Greenwald discussed career opportunities in in energy and climate policy.


Judi Greenwald is the Principal of Greenwald Consulting LLC and a fellow at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy & the Environment, with over 35 years of energy and environmental policy experience.  She provides energy and environmental expert advice, strategic planning, and policy analysis to NGO, charitable foundation, government and private-sector clients.  Her current research focus is on deep decarbonization through the interplay of public policy, technology innovation, human behavior and markets.  

Until January 2017, she was Deputy Director for Climate, Environment, and Energy Efficiency at USDOE’s Energy Policy and Systems Analysis Office, and the Senior Climate Advisor to the Energy Secretary. As a Vice President at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change), she oversaw analysis and advancement of technology, business, state, regional and federal innovative solutions in transportation, electric power, buildings, and industry.

She co-founded the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative; advised state and regional climate initiatives; served on the Advisory Council of the Electric Power Research Institute, National Academy of Sciences panels studying vehicles and fuels, the White House Climate Change Task Force, the U.S. Congress Energy and Commerce Committee staff (working on the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments and the 1992 Energy Policy Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency. She received a B.S.E., cum laude, from Princeton University, and an M.A. in Science, Technology and Public Policy from George Washington University.