CWEEL | Career Development Committee
Leaders in Energy (LE) | Founder & Clean Energy Ambassador
Janine Finnell is the Executive Director of Leaders in Energy (LE), a global action network, which is advancing clean energy and sustainable solutions for a more sustainable energy system, economy, and world. In founding LE, Janine draws upon an extensive domestic and international career in policy and research, program management, communications, outreach, and management consulting in the energy and sustainability fields. Her experience includes working at a state energy office, serving as a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development, and employment at IBM, DynCorp International, and Institute of Energy Analysis, and consulting to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Agriculture, as well as non-governmental organizations, DOE national laboratories, and the electric utility industry.
Janine serves as the Chair of the Career Advancement Committee for the AEE CWEEL National Board.
She holds a Masters from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Agricultural and Applied Economics (with a focus on international development and energy resource economics) and pursued Post Masters work at George Washington University in energy and environmental management and resource policy.