Senior Vice President, Energy & Sustainability Issues
Council on Competitiveness
Susan Rochford joined the Council on Competitiveness in 2006 to launch and lead the Councilís flagship project: the Energy Security, Innovation & Sustainability (ESIS) Initiative. Rochford spearheaded the development of a comprehensive roadmap to achieve U.S. energy security, sustainability and competitiveness.
She is the co-author and chief editor of several other Council publications including Provoke: The Energy-Competitiveness Relationship; Define: The Energy-Competitiveness Relationship, Discover: Demand Drivers for Sustainable Energy Solutions; Deploy: Sustainable Energy Solutions; and Prioritize: A 100-Day Energy Action Plan for the 44th President of the United States.
She served as Vice President, Government, Regulatory & Industry Affairs for Underwriters Laboratories Inc. where she directed the Washington, D.C. office, developed the organization's government and regulatory affairs strategies and managed UL's industry association relations.
Rochford holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Connecticut and a masterís degree in International Management from Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International Management.