NREL's executive leadership guides the way we do business inside and outside of the laboratory. Our management team members, led by Dr. Dan Arvizu, provide guidance to national and international audiences on a clean energy future. Our Research Fellows advise on enhancing the quality of and defining the strategic direction of science and technology for NREL.
Dr. Dan Arvizu
Director and Alliance President
Dr. Dana Christensen
Deputy Laboratory Director, Science & Technology
Ms. Bobi Garrett
Deputy Laboratory Director, Strategic Programs & Partnerships
Mr. Ken Powers
Deputy Laboratory Director and Chief Operating Officer
The laboratory is managed for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, a partnership between Battelle and MRIGlobal.
NREL is organized into three directorates: Science & Technology, Strategic Programs & Partnerships, and Laboratory Operations. The NREL organization chart shows the lab's current structure and key management positions.