Ms. Andrea Lockwood

Senior Advisor for Energy


Andrea Waldman Lockwood is a recognized expert on energy issues, across the spectrum of fuels, technologies, and policy issues, and is focused on how businesses can best operate in energy markets with an emphasis on mitigating risk and creating opportunities for trade and investment. Ms. Lockwood’s expertise includes designing, understanding, developing, and recommending specific energy strategies and policies related to global markets, energy fuels and technologies (oil, gas, renewables, carbon capture and energy efficiency) and operational programs, including meeting climate change goals. She is a frequent speaker and moderator at international conferences on global energy strategies.

Ms. Lockwood’s strong relationships and decades of interaction with heads of state, ministers, and senior officials throughout the U.S. government, international governments and the energy private sector can provide clients with the ability to reach out effectively to policy- and political-level contacts in both U.S. political parties, and to international partners. Ms. Lockwood also has long ties to policy organizations, national laboratories, Congress, the media, and others.

Ms. Lockwood served as a career member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service, with more than 35 years of experience, including serving as the Department of Energy’s Acting Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, the U.S. government’s lead advisor for all global energy issues under both Democratic and Republican administrations. Over her long government career, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Eurasia for 10 years, as well as Deputy Director for the Americas and lead energy representative for the G-7, G-20, and all Department of Energy multilateral work.

Ms. Lockwood also served as the U.S. representative to the Standing Group on Long Term Cooperation at the International Energy Agency (IEA), the U.S. alternate representative to the IEA Governing Board and the U.S. representative to the International Energy Forum and the chair of the overseas presence advisory board at the Department of Energy.

Ms. Lockwood holds numerous awards from the Department of Energy for Superior Performance and has an AB degree from Bowdoin College and an MPP from Harvard University. She also studied energy dynamics at Oxford University.

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