Elizabeth Stolpe

Former White House CEQ Associate Director


Elizabeth has more than 30 years of energy and environmental strategy and policy experience in the public and private sectors.

As the Associate Director at the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) in the George W. Bush administration, Elizabeth directed development and implementation of the president’s market-based national air quality initiatives and regulatory activity at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Elizabeth subsequently joined Royal Dutch Shell, including four years as the London-based chief of staff for the company’s downstream CEO. She also managed Shell’s in-house management strategy consultancy primarily for the downstream business leadership and Shell’s Executive Committee and led external affairs planning for the company’s multi-billion dollar Alaska exploration venture.

Elizabeth began her career handling environmental, energy and natural resources policy for her home-state Sen. Frank Murkowski (R-Alaska). She later worked for two manufacturing companies as a policy and strategy expert before accepting the role at CEQ.

She currently runs a government affairs consulting business in Washington, D.C.


B.A. in Political Science from the University of South Alabama

Area of Expertise

Environment and energy law and regulation, corporate strategy and political advocacy