Deputy Director, Federal Policy Group, Climate & Clean Energy Program
Jackie Wong focuses on developing federal policies to address climate change, promoting innovation and clean energy, and working with states to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Prior to joining NRDC, she was a Senior Advisor for Energy and Climate Change at the White House during the Obama administration. In that role, she focused on securing the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol to address HFCs, reforming the federal coal program, and ensuring protections in the Outer Continental Shelf. Wong also has experience working on international clean energy cooperation at the U.S. Department of Energy, and in the private sector at Bain Capital and McKinsey & Company. She holds a bachelor’s in economics and English from Yale University and an MPA with a concentration in economics and public policy from Princeton University. She is based in Washington D.C.