About Lizzie

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Bunnen
Director of Government Affairs
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Lizzie has over ten years of experience working with private sector companies, trade associations, and non-profit organizations involved in energy and environmental issues. As the Director of Government Affairs at AnnDyl Policy Group, Lizzie manages and executes a wide array of energy efficiency and clean energy advocacy campaigns, directly engaging with Members of Congress and their staff, advancing stakeholder engagement, and facilitating strategic coalition building. She leads efforts to advance authorizing legislation, appropriations, tax policy, and regulations with impacts on the energy efficiency industry, and has forged longstanding relationships in Congress and with key industry stakeholders. Lizzie has helped direct a number of advocacy days for clients and coalitions in the energy efficiency industry, including the Home Star Coalition, the Demand Response Smart Grid Coalition, and Efficiency First.

In addition to her work at AnnDyl, Lizzie also served as a Program Associate for the National Home Performance Council (NHPC), a non-profit organization committed to advancing residential energy efficiency across the country. During her time at NHPC she managed media relations efforts and supported policy analysis, policymaker education, and outreach initiatives aimed at advancing policies to increase home energy performance.

Aside from her advocacy work, Lizzie also has also spent time in the communications industry, with experience in political media buying and communications support for the federal government. She also worked on environmental and climate change issues for Environmental Resources Management, a multi-national environmental consulting firm in Washington, D.C. Before moving to D.C. she spent time in the Ecuadorian Amazon as a biological surveyor for Global Vision International.

Lizzie holds a Master’s degree in Political Management from the George Washington University and a dual Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Environmental Science from the University of Miami in Florida. 

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