Sasha Mackler

Sasha Mackler

Advisory Board

Sasha Mackler is the Executive Director of the Energy Program at the Bipartisan Policy Center. Sasha’s leadership at BPC has helped influence and enact numerous federal energy and climate policies. He works closely with political leaders, policy experts, executives, and investors to navigate and shape the energy transition. Prior to BPC, Sasha worked for a decade on commercial project development, with a focus on carbon capture and bioenergy. Earlier in his career Sasha worked at the National Commission on Energy Policy, the Clean Air Markets Division of the U.S. EPA, and ARUP.

In 2023, Mackler was appointed to the White House Council on Environmental Quality’s Task Force to inform responsible development of Carbon Dioxide Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration on Federal Lands and the Outer Continental Shelf. Mackler serves on the Executive Committee of the Conservative Climate Foundation. He has testified on energy and carbon capture issues in the both the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. He is a frequent speaker on the energy transition and a regular contributor to the media.

Mackler holds both a Master of Science in Earth Resources Engineering and Master of Public Administration from Columbia University. He received his Bachelor of Science in Geomechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester.

Carbonvert News

March 24, 2023

CEQ Announces Members of Task Forces to Inform Responsible Development and Deployment of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration

The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) today announced members of two new task forces that will provide input to inform the responsible development of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS).

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March 6, 2023

Bayou Bend Expands Carbon Capture Project to Onshore Southeast Texas

Bayou Bend CCS LLC (“Bayou Bend”), a carbon capture and sequestration project located along the Texas Gulf Coast, announced today an expansion of its carbon dioxide (“CO2”) storage footprint through the acquisition of nearly 100,000 acres onshore in Chambers and Jefferson Counties, Texas.

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