Jewel James

Vicky Sullivan is director, climate policy at Duke Energy. Her responsibilities include directing the company’s corporate climate policy and strategy, and communicating its positions to policymakers.

Previously, she was associate vice president for policy development at a trade association in Washington, DC, and spent many years at Southern Company, where she held a variety of management positions in the environmental, fuel, and government affairs areas.

Vicky received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Auburn University, an M.S. in environmental management from Samford University (Birmingham, Alabama), and has done postgraduate work in business administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.