Brad Townsend is associate director for energy innovation for BPC’s Energy Project. Prior to joining BPC in September 2015, he was the program director for OurEnergyPolicy.org (OEP), managing relationships with partners, federal agencies, and congressional offices. As the leader of OEP’s Washington, D.C. office, he provided policy analysis on a range of domestic energy issues and was responsible for the organization’s strategic direction. Previously, he managed projects for the Ohio chapter of the American Solar Energy Society, developing expertise in the renewable sector while managing grants and liaising with the Ohio Department of Development.
Townsend has an M.S. in environmental policy and management from American Military University and a B.A. in history from The College of Wooster in Ohio.