Barbara Tyran

Director of Macro Grid Initiative

Phone 202.777.7590
Email tyran@acore.org

Barbara Tyran is Director of the Macro Grid Initiative, which seeks to expand and upgrade the nation’s transmission network to deliver job growth and economic development, a cleaner environment, and lower costs for consumers.

She brings outstanding federal/state government relations experience, following two decades as Director, Washington & State Relations, at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) where she was the principal liaison between EPRI executive management and Congress, the Administration, the national trade associations, state legislators/regulators, and the Washington policy community.

Her background includes federal advocacy for utilities and consulting for public/private/nonprofit energy clients, with engagements involving strategic planning, policy analysis, marketing, communications policies, and external engagement strategies.

Barbara holds a BA degree with Honors from Stanford University and an MBA from Yale University.