Chief of Staff, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington DC
Rob Smith currently serves as the Chief of Staff for the United States Department of Energy"s Office of Fossil Energy. In this capacity, Mr. Smith assists the Assistant Secretary with policy and management issues across the office"s research and development, energy security, and regulatory missions. Previously, Mr. Smith was the Director of Planning and Administration in the Office of Oil & Natural Gas.
Before joining the Department of Energy, Mr. Smith worked as a program analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, a manager at Deloitte Consulting, and an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy and completed a Master of Science degree in Economics from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.