Amy Myers Jaffe

Managing Director, Climate Policy Lab
Research Professor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Amy Myers Jaffe is Research Professor and Managing Director of the Climate Policy Lab. She was formerly the David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations.

A leading expert on global energy policy and sustainability, Jaffe previously served as senior advisor for sustainability at the Office of the Chief Investment Officer at the University of California, Regents and as executive director for energy and sustainability at University of California, Davis where she led research on low or zero carbon fuels and transportation policy. 

Jaffe has taught energy policy, business, and sustainability courses at Rice University, University of California, Davis, and Yale University. She is widely published, including her recent book Energy’s Digital Future: Harnessing Innovation for American Resilience and National Security, published by Columbia University Press in 2021. Jaffe serves as chair of the steering committee of the Women in Energy Initiative at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy policy.

A frequent media commentator, Jaffe holds a Senior Fellow award from the US Association for Energy Economics for her career contributions to the field of energy economics. She is a regular contributor to the popular podcast The Energy Gang. 


Twitter: @AmyJaffeenergy