Daniel Esty

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Daniel Esty
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Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection
Incumbent
In office
March 2011 - Present
Years in position 3
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 current Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection. Esty was appointed to his position by Governor Dan Malloy in February 2011.[1]

A January 2013 article in Governing named Esty as one of the top state Democratic officials to watch in 2013.[2]

Biography

Before becoming commissioner, Esty was a professor of environmental law and policy at Yale University.[3] 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.[3]

Education

  • Harvard University, B.A.
  • Oxford University, M.A.
  • Yale University, Law degree[3]

Political career

Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection (2011-Present)

Esty has served as Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection since 2011.[3]

Appointments

2011

Esty was appointed as Connecticut Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection by Governor Dan Malloy in February 2011.[4]

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