Since founding Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) in 1996, Sue Coakley has served as Executive Director and a member of the Board of Directors. She provides strategic direction for NEEP’s development, management and operations; manages relationships with NEEP’s broad base of sponsors and funders; and contributes to national and regional strategies to accelerate energy efficiency as a clean, powerful and dependable energy resource. Known as a champion of collaboration as well as for energy efficiency, she has been advocating and collaborating for clean energy for over thirty-years including five years at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities and several years as an energy efficiency consultant/advocate before founding NEEP.
She is also the Board Chair for TopTen USA and as Board Vice Chair for Vermont Energy Investment Corp. – home of the nation’s first energy efficiency utility. She holds a master’s degree in natural resource management and administration from Antioch/New England University and a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Windham College.
A mother of two grown sons, she enjoys biking to work year round as well hiking, skiing, yoga, cooking and spending time with her extended family. Sue and her husband David Eggleton live in solar powered home in Woburn, MA.