Lee Beck is CATF’s CCUS Policy Innovation Director. Lee leads our engagement on federal carbon capture policy, and advises on CATF’s work in Europe on hydrogen, carbon capture and super pollutants. Lee has worked on clean energy and climate policy on both sides of the Atlantic.
Lee comes to CATF from the Global CCS Institute where she served as a Senior Advisor leading the Institute’s advocacy efforts in North America, and was part of a global team focused on advocacy and policy. While at the Institute, she has significantly increased their presence in policymaker education efforts on climate change, as well as the need for technology innovation and deployment. She is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center.
Previously, Lee worked for the Vermont Energy Investment Center as a PR Project Manager, and at Eni USA in their Washington DC International Relations Office on international affairs and government relations. She also worked for the EU delegation to the US as a trainee on transportation, energy, and environmental policy issues. Before working in the energy field, Lee was a journalist reporting for multiple outlets reporting from Germany, Italy, Tanzania and Hong Kong. She has a Master of Arts in International Affairs & Economics with majors in Energy, Resources & Environment and Political Economy from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Originally from Germany, she speaks German, French and Italian.