Carol J. Battershell is Principal Deputy Director in the Office of Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy. In this position she is one of the Agency’s most senior executives and works closely with members of the Secretary of Energy and Under Secretaries Offices. In her ten years with the Department of Energy (2008-2018), Carol led multi-billion dollar technical programs; ran the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy field operations office which at its peak was responsible for approximately $7 billion of grants, research and construction; and was a key contributor on two multiagency energy policy reviews. Prior to the Department of Energy, Carol worked for 25 years (1983-2008) in the energy industry for BP. With BP she worked in a variety of locations in the United States, and spent ten years living and working in Europe.