Timely Commentary & AnalysisMay 7, 2019
How to end a decade of US energy policy drought and fight climate change
By Debra Greenspan
The last major energy legislation the United States passed was back in 2007, when President George W. Bush signed the Energy Independence and Security Act, better known for establishing the renewable fuels standard. In 2009, renewable energy and energy efficiency received a game-changing boost through the economic stimulus package, or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, […]
Press ReleaseMar 8, 2019
Atlantic Council Announces Inaugural Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship Class
By Atlantic Council
WASHINGTON, DC – The Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center announced today the selection of its inaugural class of fellows for its Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship. The Fellowship is a one-year, nonresident program for early to mid-career rising female leaders in the energy and climate field with an interest in policy. “The energy sector drives […]
Debra Greenspan is a senior vice president at The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading strategic communications firm based in Washington, DC. At GPG, Debra co-leads the firm’s Energy & Sustainability practice, developing and executing comprehensive, creative communications strategies designed to help clients achieve reputational, legislative, and regulatory goals.
Debra has spent more than a decade working with the world’s leading international climate change advocacy organizations, major US utilities, renewable energy companies, and consumer brands to shape the conversation around climate, sustainability, and energy. She has planned and executed major campaign rollouts; designed and launched digital channels; established executive thought leadership programs; and coordinated communications around major national and international events and conferences. She combines a deep issue expertise with an extensive network of relationships among global media focused on issues of climate and energy. Debra has also led numerous clients through crisis and other complex communications environments.
Prior to joining the GPG team, Debra worked for Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) in his DC Senate office and then on his presidential campaign. Debra holds a BA with honors in public policy from Brown University.