Franz Matzner Director of the Beyond Oil Initiative, Government Affairs Program
- Press Contact:
- Liz Heyd
- (202) 289-6868
Areas of Focus
Climate, energy, forestry, government affairs.
Franz A. Matzner is director of the Beyond Oil Initiative for the Natural Resources Defense Council. His policy background includes energy, climate, and forestry. He previously held the position of Associate Director of Government Affairs. Prior to joining NRDC, he was senior policy analyst for agriculture and the environment at Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS). Matzner graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania. He is co-author of the NRDC report “Safe At Home: Making the Federal Fire Safety Budget Work for Communities.”