Distinguished Professor, Georgia Tech; Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center; Obama Administration Deputy Secretary at DOE and NSC Senior Director for Europe
Prior to returning to Harvard and the Belfer Center, Sherwood-Randall served as Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy from October 10, 2014 to January 20, 2017. In her capacity as Deputy Secretary, she was the Department's chief operating officer, overseeing a budget of nearly $30 billion and a workforce of more than 113,000 people. She provided strategic direction for DOE's broad missions in nuclear deterrence and proliferation prevention, science and energy, environmental management, emergency response, and grid security. While at DOE, she developed and implemented a new approach to fulfilling the agency's growing responsibilities for grid resilience and emergency response to meet evolving natural, physical, and cyber threats.
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall will hold her Keynote speech on Saturday, 17 November 2018 at 10:00 - 11:00 am.