JULIE P. DOHERTY is a Washington, DC metropolitan area-based independent consultant in government and public affairs with a specialization in clean energy. She is also a guest lecturer at the University of Bodo, Norway on the role of private and public companies with respect to issues associated with the formation of global climate change policies. Her previous experiences include Director, Government and Public Affairs for Methanex, the world’s largest supplier of the alternative fuel methanol to major international markets. Ms. Doherty began her career at the U.S. Department of Energy on a renewable energy team in the Energy Information Administration and on a Summit of the Americas initiative in the Office of Policy and International Affairs. She co-founded the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Santiago Program in Santiago, Chile and held project management positions at Camber Corporation, Science Applications International Corporation and the Center for Sustainable Development in the Americas. Ms. Doherty is fluent in Spanish and has published articles and guides on alternative fuel vehicles, renewable energy and investment in Chile. She has lived in Canada, Chile, and Spain. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish for International Service with a concentration in Economics from the Catholic University of America and a Master of Arts in International Development with a concentration in Development Economics from American University. She is a member of the Women’s Council on Energy and Environment (WCEE).