Dr. Christy Veeder
Christy Veeder, PhD, serves as a Senior Advisor in the Office of Energy Jobs at the Department of Energy, where she works to ensure the creation of equitable, high-road jobs through DOE’s procurement and financial assistance programs. Prior to joining DOE, Dr. Veeder developed expertise on a range of climate-related issues as a doctoral fellow at Columbia University and NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Her research in atmospheric science combined with her interest in meaningful policy solutions led her to become the 2016-2017 American Meteorological Society Congressional Policy Fellow, an opportunity that allowed her to work on environmental and energy policy, labor relations, and industrial manufacturing issues in the US Senate. Most recently, Dr. Veeder also served as the National Program Director at Jobs to Move America, where, drawing upon her experience with public-sector procurement, her work focused policies to strengthen American infrastructure and increase access to good jobs while improving environmental quality.