Daniel Esty

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
The information about this individual is current as of when they left office. See anything that needs updating? Send a correction to our editors
Daniel Esty
Daniel Esty.jpg
Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection
Former officeholder
In office
March 2011 - February 2014
PartyNon-partisan
Compensation
Base salary$134,093
Elections and appointments
AppointedFebruary 2011
Appointed byGov. Dannel P. Malloy (D)
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHarvard University
Master'sOxford University
J.D.Yale University
Websites
Office website
Daniel Esty is the former Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection. Esty was appointed to his position by Governor Dan Malloy in February 2011.[1] He resigned in January 2014 to return to his previous position as a professor at Yale University, and was succeeded by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's chief of staff, Robert Klee, effective February 3, 2014.[2]

A January 2013 article in Governing named Esty as one of the top state Democratic officials to watch in 2013.[3]

Biography

Before becoming commissioner, Esty was a professor of environmental law and policy at Yale University.[4] He has also served as director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy and the Center for Business and the Environment. Prior to entering academia, Esty worked in a number of senior positions at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and practiced law in Washington, D.C.[4]

Education

  • Harvard University, B.A.
  • Oxford University, M.A.
  • Yale University, Law degree[4]

Political career

Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection (2011-2014)

Esty served as Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection from 2011 to 2014.[4]

Appointments

2011

Esty was appointed as Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection by Governor Dan Malloy in February 2011 and was later confirmed by the Connecticut General Assembly.[5] He served in this position until his resignation, effective February 3, 2014.

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Daniel + Esty + Connecticut + Environment"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Daniel Esty News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
'
Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection
2011-2014
Succeeded by
Robert Klee