Liz Klein

Elizabeth Klein

Liz Klein currently serves as the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, and previously served as Senior Counselor to Secretary Haaland at the Department of the Interior. Klein is an attorney who specializes in clean energy, climate change, and environmental law and policy. A member of the Biden-Harris administration since January 2021, President Biden is the third President under which Liz has served at Interior, having worked for both the Clinton and Obama administrations. Under Secretaries Ken Salazar and Sally Jewell, Liz served as Interior’s Associate Deputy Secretary as well as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Policy, Management and Budget.