McKie Campbell

Senior Advisor

Introducing McKie Campbell, a Senior Advisor at BlueWater Strategies, LLC. With over three decades of governmental and private sector energy and natural resource experience, McKie has honed an in-depth understanding of the intricate dynamics of working with federal, state, and local agencies and advocacy groups.

Before joining BlueWater Strategies, McKie served as Staff Director of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for Senator Murkowski. His tenure included working extensively on a spectrum of energy and natural resource issues. McKie's policy expertise spans across electric generation and transmission, hydropower, water issues, nuclear energy, oil and gas matters, CCS, mining, land use, and all other facets of U.S. energy and natural resource policy.

As Staff Director, he liaised closely with the Department of the Interior, Department of Energy, the EPA, OMB, the White House, as well as Congressional decision-makers across party lines and in both Houses of Congress.

Before relocating to Washington D.C., McKie was actively involved in natural resource policy in the State of Alaska. His roles included serving as Deputy Chief of Staff in the Governor’s Office and Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. These positions allowed him to sit on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and the EVOS Trustee council.

In addition to his policy work, McKie successfully managed a consulting business specializing in permitting, energy, and natural resource consulting. He adeptly coordinated multi-disciplinary teams of scientists performing Environmental Impact Statements (EIS’s) and Environmental Assessments (EA’s).

McKie has served as the past-president of the Washington Industrial Round Table and a former Visiting Fellow in Policy Practice at the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC). He is a member of ConservAmerica’s Executive Board, demonstrating his commitment to both energy policy and conservation efforts.

Note: McKie's name is pronounced to rhyme with McRye or McSky.

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