For more than two decades, Laura Van Wie McGrory has been managing international energy efficiency projects in the United States, Asia, Africa, SE Europe, and Latin America. She is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at the Alliance to Save Energy, where she manages the Alliance’s Systems Efficiency Initiative as well as the Alliance’s international energy efficiency policy activities.
Laura previously worked with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she supported the US Department of Energy’s appliance standards rulemaking team, and provided technical support for the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Prior to that, Laura worked with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to produce several climate change mitigation reports. She also has consulted with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the World Bank, and has published numerous reports and articles related to international energy efficiency.
Laura has a bachelor’s degree in geography and environment from Dartmouth College and a master of international environmental policy from Columbia University.