Lisa Wood is the Executive Director of IEE, an Institute of the Edison Foundation focused on Innovation, Electricity, and Efficiency. IEE works with the electric utility industry and the regulatory community to advance electricity innovation, new technologies, energy efficiency, and customer-side solutions.
Wood launched IEE after more than two decades consulting with electric utilities on retail customer issues. In that role, she directed economic, financial, and market analysis studies for leading electric utilities nationwide. Prior to joining IEE, Wood was a Principal with The Brattle Group and Director of the Washington DC office. Prior to that, she was a Principal with PHB Hagler Bailly and a Program Director at Research Triangle Institute.
Through numerous articles, dialogues, and speaking engagements, Wood contributes to the conversation on innovation in the power sector, smart technology, smart pricing, energy efficiency, distributed power, and customer-side issues. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Energate, Inc., a smart grid technology firm and on the Advisory Board for American Efficient, a high technology efficiency firm.
Wood also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Energy Foundation; the Board of Directors for the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance; the Executive Leadership Group for the State Energy Efficiency Action Network; and is a member of the International Association for Energy Economics. She also serves as an Advisor to Johnson Controls’ Institute for Building Efficiency and previously served on the Energy Efficiency Advisory Council for American Electric Power.
Wood is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University where she teaches Energy in a Low Carbon World and is a Fellow in the Energy Security Initiative at the Brookings Institution. She holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.