Tim Olson Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Director of Fiels and Transportation Division California Energy Commission

Tim Olson has held several management and policy positions at the California Energy Commission. He also served as manager of the Emerging Fuels and Technology and Transportation Energy Offices. He specializes in understanding transportation energy technology, changes in petroleum and alternative fuel markets, and the impact of government policies. He represents the Energy Commission as a member of several technical advisory committees and presents information in several forums, including U.S. Congress. He currently leads the Energy Commission’s strategic planning for emerging fuels and technologies to develop alternative fuel growth scenarios, facilitate private investment in California projects, and conduct technology merit reviews.