Sydney Bopp is the associate director for technology policy at BPC, following more than 10 years of public service at the state and federal levels. Previously, she was at the U.S. Department of Energy, where she held a number of roles, including most recently with the Loan Programs Office (LPO) leading business development for more than $40 billion of remaining loan authority for innovative clean energy projects, advanced vehicle manufacturing projects, and tribal energy development. In 2016, she received the Secretary’s Appreciation Award for her work on the Department of Energy’s 2015 Science and Energy Plan. Bopp was a 2011 Presidential Management Fellow, and between 2012-2013, she served at the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality, where she worked on guidance for federal agency sustainability planning and monitoring.
Prior to federal service, Bopp served as a legislative aide to the Chairman of the House Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change in the Massachusetts state legislature. Her work supported the Commonwealth’s climate policy efforts that focused on energy development and infrastructure, natural resources and agriculture, transportation, energy efficiency, waste management, and emerging technologies.
She holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Politics from Northeastern University, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Affairs from the University of Delaware.