Senior Policy Analyst
NGA Energy, Infrastructure & Environment
Alyse Taylor-Anyikire, Ph.D., serves as a senior policy analyst on the NGA Center for Best Practices’ Energy, Infrastructure & Environment team.
At NGA, Alyse advises Governors’ offices on electricity policy, energy cybersecurity, grid modernization, utility regulation, as well as energy resilience and security.
Prior to joining NGA, Alyse worked for the Boston Consulting Group as a strategy consultant in the energy and technology practices. She focused on helping electricity utilities, technology firms, and oil and gas companies refine their business strategies and modernize their research and development portfolios. Alyse moved to the Department of Energy as an AAAS Fellow. In her first role in the Office of Policy, she focused on policy and technology challenges related to electricity markets, energy efficiency, distributed energy resources and cybersecurity. In her second role in the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response she focused on cybersecurity research and development for energy delivery systems.
Alyse has a doctorate in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a focus in power systems and renewable energy. Her graduate work focused on bridging the gap between innovative research in power systems and appropriate policy and regulatory changes. She also has a master’s degree in electrical engineering with a minor in public policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Florida A&M University.
Alyse hails from Texas by way of Missouri.