Dr. Carolyn Snyder

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Buildings and Industry | U.S. Department of Energy.

Dr. Carolyn Snyder is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Buildings and Industry at the U.S. Department of Energy.  In this role, she leads over $800 million annually for cutting-edge research that advances energy efficiency and reduces emissions from our nation’s buildings and industry while supporting U.S. energy security and manufacturing competitiveness.  She previously served as the Director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Protection Partnerships Division, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, a White House Fellow in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, and Director of Delaware’s Division of Energy & Climate.  She earned a Ph.D. in Environment and Resources from Stanford University, Masters Degrees as a Marshall Scholar from Oxford and Cambridge, and a B.A. from Amherst College.  Her scientific research has been published in Nature, Paleoceanography, and Climatic Change.