EPA's Chief of Staff
Dan Utech is the Chief of Staff of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Dan has over 20 years of experience in environmental policy. Dan served as Deputy Assistant to President Obama for Energy and Climate Change, leading The White House and cross-governmental teams to develop and implement energy and climate change policy, including President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. Dan also served as a Senior Advisor to Energy Secretary Steven Chu.
Prior to his federal agency experience, Dan worked in the Senate for 10 years, where he worked on a range of environmental and energy policy issues for Senators Clinton, Corzine and Baucus. Dan started his Washington career at EPA as a Presidential Management Intern. He has been a lecturer at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, from which he received a M.E.S. degree. He also holds degrees from the Yale School of Management and Amherst College.