Thursday July 16, 2020 0 comments
GOLDEN -- The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently made a key hire to a laboratory leadership position, naming Daniel Beckley as associate laboratory director for facilities and operations.
Beckley, who has been leading NREL’s facilities and operations in an acting capacity since Jan. 1, 2020, will oversee a directorate that includes the laboratory's site operations; environment, safety, health, and quality; information technology; and security and emergency preparedness organizations.
“His leadership in this role will help us ensure that we continue to have, and grow, the world-class facilities and operations necessary to support our mission.”
Previously, Dan was NREL’s buildings technology laboratory program manager. Prior to joining NREL, Beckley was a presidential management fellow in DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and served as senior advisor to EERE’s deputy assistant secretary.
“The laboratory continues to grow, and this experience will serve me well as we guide our facilities and operations into a future that meets the needs of our research and support staff who are doing the important work necessary to transform our nation’s energy future.”
He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Westminster College and a master’s degree in international environmental policy from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.