The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control introduced Andrea Kreiner as DNREC’s new director of the Division of Energy & Climate.

For more than 13 years, Kreiner has owned and operated a sustainability-focused consulting business that provides services to government, universities, businesses and not-for-profit organizations. She previously served as a policy adviser for Gov. Ruth Ann Minner. Kreiner also is a sustainability and society adjunct instructor at Delaware Technical Community College and a former DNREC employee who worked in the area of pollution prevention for more than 10 years.

Kreiner received her Master of Science in resource economics from the University of Rhode Island and earned, with distinction, a Bachelor of Science in applied economics and business management specializing in energy economics from Cornell University. She has more than 25 years of experience in the environmental field and has written numerous publications.