Matt Watson

National Director of State Programs, Natural Gas

Areas of expertise: Natural gas, carbon capture and sequestration, energy policy

Work

Matt Watson oversees EDF’s efforts to improve environmental performance and oversight of oil and gas production activities in key states and provides strategic planning direction to EDF’s Natural Gas efforts as a whole.

Background

In previous roles at EDF, Matt worked on federal energy policy in the electric power sector. Prior to joining EDF, Matt worked on energy and environmental policy at the state and local levels in Texas. Most recently, he served as Policy Director for the Mayor of Austin, Texas – where he was responsible for launching several nationally leading programs on energy efficiency and climate protection.

Education

Matt holds a BA in Law & Society from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Contact

Washington, D.C. office

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Media Contact

Lauren Whittenberg
(512) 691-3437 (office)
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