Wednesday Management Program Keynote Speaker: David Sandalow, Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs U.S. Department of Energy
As Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs, David Sandalow helps coordinate policy and manage international activities at the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to being confirmed as Assistant Secretary, Mr. Sandalow was Energy & Environment Scholar and a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program of the Brookings Institution, as well as Energy & Climate Change Working Group Chair at the Clinton Global Initiative. He is the author of Freedom from Oil (McGraw-Hill, 2008) and editor of Plug-In Electric Vehicles: What Role for Washington? (Brookings Press, 2009). Mr. Sandalow has written widely on energy and environmental policy, including op-eds in the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times and other publications. Previously, he served as Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, Environment & Science; Senior Director for Environmental Affairs, National Security Council; Associate Director for the Global Environment, White House Council on Environmental Quality; and Executive Vice President, World Wildlife Fund-US. Mr. Sandalow is a graduate of Yale College (BA Philosophy) and the University of Michigan Law School (JD).