Michael Catanzaro has returned to CGCN Group after more than a year on President Donald Trump’s National Economic Council overseeing energy and environmental policy for the federal government. Catanzaro was a partner at CGCN before he joined the White House and advises on a range of issues.
At the White House, Catanzaro served as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Energy and Environmental Policy. In that role, he helped craft energy and environmental policy at multiple agencies and advised the president on all of the administration’s major policy decisions in that space. He previously served on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and on the Bush-Cheney re-election campaign as a top adviser on energy and environmental policy. He was Associate Director for Policy in the White House Council on Environmental Quality and Associate Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under former President George W. Bush. He also served as a senior adviser to then-Speaker John Boehner on energy and environmental policy.