Full Name
Karen Douglas
Job Title
Senior Advisor for Energy
Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom
Speaker Bio
Karen Douglas is the Senior Advisor for Energy in the Office of the Governor. Karen served as a California Energy Commission Member from 2008 to 2022. She was Director of the California Climate Initiative for the Environmental Defense Fund from 2005 to 2008. Karen held several positions at the Planning and Conservation League from 2001 to 2005, including Acting Executive Director and General Counsel. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School and a Master of Public Policy degree in Environmental Policy from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Karen Douglas