Tracy Terry

Director of Energy

Tracy Terry is the director of BPC’s Energy Project. Prior to joining BPC, she worked at the Department of Energy analyzing the economic effects of electricity restructuring and environmental policies related to the electric sector. In 2010, Terry was appointed deputy director of the National Commission on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill established by President Obama, which examined the root causes of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and developed recommendations to strengthen federal laws, regulations, and industry practices. 

Terry also worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency where she was a lead analyst for the government’s review of international climate change policies proposed for the Kyoto Protocol. She is an expert in energy-economic modeling and has used a wide variety of industry models for analysis.

Terry holds a B.A. in government and economics from the University of Texas in Austin, TX, and a Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.