Lynn Abramson

PRESIDENT

Lynn Abramson is the President of the Clean Energy Business Network, leading the CEBN’s educational, advocacy, and business support services and representing the network before public and policymaker audiences. She works with the Board of Directors to manage the strategic vision for the organization.

Lynn previously managed the CEBN at its former home in The Pew Charitable Trusts from July 2013 until its transition to the Business Council for Sustainable Energy in May 2017. Lynn has also worked as a senior legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate on energy, natural resources, and transportation policy. She holds a B.A. in Biology from Boston University and a Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric Sciences from Stony Brook University.

Andy Barnes

DIRECTOR OF POLICY AND COMMUNICATIONS

Andy Barnes is the Director of Policy and Communications for the Clean Energy Business Network, leading CEBN’s policy analysis and communications strategy. Andy also serves as Corporate Secretary for the CEBN Board of Directors.

Prior to taking on this role, Andy served as a Policy Associate at the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. He previously interned with the White House Council on Environmental Quality in the Office of Energy and Climate Change. He has also worked as a program fellow for the Solar Foundation and as a research assistant at David Gardiner and Associates, a sustainability consulting firm. Andy holds an M.S. in Environmental Science and M.P.A. degrees from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Environmental Social Sciences from the University of Southern California.

Zainab Mirza

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

Zainab Mirza is the Program Associate for the Clean Energy Business Network, providing support for outreach, communications, and events with members and policymakers.

Zainab has previously interned with the Center for American Progress, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency. She has studied at the American University Center of Kenya, as well as the Denmark International School in Copenhagen, where she conducted research on a range of environmental policies. Zainab holds a B.A. in International Studies and Environmental Studies from the American University.