Director, Water Power Technologies Office, Department of Energy, United States

Jennifer Garson

Jennifer is the Director of the Water Power Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy, where she leads the office’s strategy, management and execution of the office. For the last four years, she has led some of the Water Power Technologies office’s key activities – like the Powering the Blue Economy initiative – and a portfolio of prizes, interagency grants, among other programs. Over the last decade, she has worked across DOE, the federal government, and in partnership with the private sector to launch and create new programs, prizes, and commercialization approaches for blue economy and cleantech technologies and applications.