Tessa Schreiber

Program Associate, Clean Energy and Shale Sustainability

Tessa Schreiber is the program associate for clean energy and shale sustainability at the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation. Her responsibilities include program, research, and grant administration support for the foundation’s clean energy and shale sustainability programs.

Prior to joining CGMF, Tessa assisted with energy policy research as an intern for the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies. As a fellow in the Institute's Jesse Jones Leadership Center Summer in D.C. Policy Research Program at the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of American Affairs, she produced research on foreign direct investment and development finance in Latin American energy and electricity infrastructure. Tessa interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, where she researched oil and gas markets, cleantech, and environmental litigation. Outside of policy research, she provided copywriting and government affairs support to a Houston-based energy trade association and has co-published an opinion piece in the Houston Chronicle.

Tessa earned her B.A. from Rice University, where she graduated summa cum laude with majors in history and social policy analysis. She has coordinated non-partisan voter registration and youth civic education initiatives at home in West Texas, at Rice, and in the greater Houston area.

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