Judi Greenwald

Judi Greenwald
Principal, Greenwald Consulting LLC
Fellow, Princeton University Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Judi Greenwald is the principal of Greenwald Consulting LLC, providing energy and environmental expert advice, strategic planning, and policy analysis to clients. She is also a Fellow at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. Until 2017, Greenwald was the deputy director for climate, environment, and energy efficiency in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis. In this capacity, she oversaw technical, economic and policy analysis related to climate mitigation and resilience, environmental protection, and energy efficiency. Greenwald also served as the senior climate advisor to Energy Secretary Moniz. She has 35 years of experience working on energy and environmental policy. Prior to joining DOE, Greenwald worked for 14 years at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change), most recently serving as the vice president for technology and innovation. There she oversaw the analysis and promotion of technology, business, state, regional and federal innovation in the major sectors that contribute to climate change, including transportation, electric power, buildings, and industry.

Greenwald co-convened the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative, was a member of the advisory council of the Electric Power Research Institute, and has served on several National Academy of Sciences panels studying vehicles and fuels. She also served on the resource panel for the northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the California Market Advisory Committee, as a policy advisor to the Western Climate Initiative, and the Midwest Greenhouse Gas Accord Advisory Group. Prior to her work at the Pew Center, Greenwald served as a senior advisor on the White House Climate Change Task Force and as a member of the professional staff of the U.S. Congress Energy and Commerce Committee, where she worked on the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, the 1992 Energy Policy Act, and a number of other energy and environmental statutes. Earlier in her career, she worked as a congressional fellow with then-Senate Majority Leader Robert C. Byrd, an environmental scientist with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and an environmental engineer and policy analyst at the Environmental Protection Agency. Greenwald received a B.S. in engineering cum laude from Princeton University, and an M.A. in science, technology and public policy from George Washington University.

Recent Events and Presentations

November 28, 2018

Even with continued improvements and cost reductions to current emissions reducing technologies, the world is not on track to achieve the deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions necessary to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Join ITIF for the release of a new report analyzing hard-to-decarbonize sectors and an expert panel discussion on the limits of current technologies and potential solutions.