Senior Special Assistant for Policy
Daniel Propp is a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR), where he advises diplomatic engagement on clean energy supply chains and critical materials. Prior to his appointment at the State Department, Daniel served as the Senior Special Assistant for Policy at the Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP), advising the Center’s director on policy and communications, and founding its flagship educational program, the Global Energy Fellows Program. Previously, Daniel was a researcher for Resources for the Future’s (RFF) “Fairness for Workers and Communities in Transition” project and a Policy Analyst for Camco Clean Energy, a renewable energy investment firm focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. Daniel writes frequently on matters of energy and climate policy, with articles in Scientific American, the LA Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Hill. He received a BA in earth science from Dartmouth College and an MPA in energy and environmental policy from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Daniel hails from Menlo Park, California.