April M. Salas

  • Interim Executive Director, Irving Institute for Energy and Society

  • Executive Director, Revers Center for Energy, Sustainability, and Innovation at Tuck School of Business

April Salas was appointed Interim Executive Director of the Irving Institute in May 2022. Prior to joining Tuck in 2016, where she continues to serve as the Executive Director of the Revers Center for Energy, Sustainability, and Innovation, April served as director of the White House Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force Secretariat under President Obama, leading 22 federal agencies and stakeholders across the energy industry to conduct a thorough analysis of U.S. energy systems that included more than 70 recommendations that were foundational to U.S. energy policy. Previously, she served in senior roles at the U.S. Department of Energy, including director of the State Energy Assurance Program and chief of planning and analysis for federal energy emergency response, where she worked with industry, state and local energy officials, public utility commissions, and state emergency management directors. April began her career in energy finance consulting, working on projects across Africa, Europe, and Latin America, and served in several roles at UNESCO and the Africa desk of the United Nations Headquarters' Department of Peacekeeping Operations.

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