EnergySourceJul 28, 2021
These military veterans are solving our energy and climate problems, one idea at a time
By Veterans Advanced Energy Fellows, Cohort 2
A series of policy papers focusing a host of topics from Just Transition policy in Colorado, to hydrokinetic energy in rural areas, to port decarbonization strategies, all written by the Atlantic Council's Veterans Advanced Energy Fellows.
Exeter, New Hampshire | US Navy Veteran
Robin Tyner (Captain, US Navy retired) has extensive experience leading and managing diverse teams, and problem solving in dynamic fast-paced environments. Her strong scientific and operational background includes sea duty, shore duty, flying orders, and combat & peacetime deployments. She served in multiple Pentagon tours, where she focused on capabilities assessment, budget planning, and strategic organizational management. She prioritized and managed all senior executive decision forums and conferences for the chief of naval operations. At the Office of Naval Research, she managed a science and technology portfolio that included undersea/unmanned technologies as well as oceanographic, atmospheric, space, and Arctic research.
She currently serves as lead oceanographer and principle analyst at Sonalysts. Robin comes to the fellowship with a life-long commitment to environmental stewardship and forward-looking energy policies, as well as a special interest in the Arctic. She holds a BS in physics and oceanography from the US Naval Academy, an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University, and a dual MS in physical oceanography and meteorology from the Navy Post-Graduate School in Monterey, CA. In addition, she has completed Harvard Kennedy School programs in moral leadership and climate & energy policymaking. She serves on the Board of Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship, and the Exeter, New Hampshire Energy Committee, Sustainability Committee, and Planning Board. Her hobbies include hiking, running, swimming, and kayaking.