DeGette taps Roy as new Climate Change and Environment Policy Director
Washington, DC – Just hours after being named the Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Committee, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today the hiring of Dr. Manik Roy as her new Climate Change and Environment Policy Director.
In addition to advising DeGette on climate change, clean energy and environmental policy issues, Roy will support her work on these issues as chair of the Oversight and Investigations panel. Roy has more than 35 years of experience advising key lawmakers, top government officials, and corporate leaders on climate change, clean energy and toxic chemical policy, including previous stints working for Congress and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Roy, who began work today in DeGette’s Washington, D.C. office, brings with him an extensive academic background in environmental engineering and public policy.