Lisa Jacobson

President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy

Lisa Jacobson is the President of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), a 65-member trade association representing the energy efficiency, natural gas, and renewable energy industries. Ms. Jacobson has over 20 years of experience advising federal and state policymakers on energy, tax, air quality, and climate change issues. She is a member of the United States Trade Representative’s Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee, the Energy Efficiency Global Alliance Steering Committee, and the Gas Technology Institute’s Public Interest Advisory Committee. Ms. Jacobson has testified before Congress and has represented energy industries before the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Prior to her position with BCSE, Ms. Jacobson was a legislative aide in the U.S. Congress. She has a master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Vermont.