Susannah V. Howieson

Director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Interagency Coordination
Office of Science, Department of Energy
SC-2/Forrestal Building, Room 3H-051
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585-1290

Phone: 202-253-1997
Fax: 202-586-3701
Primary work location: Washington, DC

Susannah V. Howieson is the Director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Interagency Coordination under the Principal Deputy Director of the Office of Science. She spent 2019 serving in the office of Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) as a Congressional Nuclear Security Working Group fellow. From 2010 to 2019, Ms. Howieson conducted science and technology policy analysis for the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI), a federally funded research and development center that supports the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and other Federal agencies. At STPI, Ms. Howieson focused on assessments of research organizations and national security. She also has significant experience in strategic planning and policy development, primarily through her work for the National Security and International Affairs Division of OSTP. Ms. Howieson co-led the research team for the Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories (CRENEL) for DOE. Prior to joining STPI, she worked as an attorney at Sidley Austin, LLP in New York, NY, and for the Office of Climate Change Policy and Technology at DOE. Ms. Howieson has a BA from Rice University, a JD from Boston University, and an MEM in Environmental Economics and Policy from Duke University.