Lisel Loy has 25 years of experience in law, public policy, and government. Loy currently serves as the Vice President for Programs at the Bipartisan Policy Center, where she leads the planning and execution of an integrated portfolio of BPC's program work. Loy also oversees the Prevention Initiative, part of the integrated BPC Health Program, which seeks to reduce obesity and chronic disease, and their associated health care costs. In 2001, Loy helped establish the Bipartisan Policy Center’s first project, the National Commission on Energy Policy (NCEP), and served as the Commission’s deputy director from 2002-2006. Prior to that, she was assistant to the president and staff secretary to President Clinton, where she was responsible for overseeing the flow of all information to and from the Oval Office. She was special counsel to the deputy secretary at the Department of the Interior from 1997-1999, where she worked on a variety of issues including water, salmon, dams, and Indian treaty rights. From 1995-1997, she was a staff attorney in the clinical program at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she represented individuals, nonprofit groups, and the Mattaponi Indian tribe in a range of environmental and civil rights claims. She began her career working for a conservation group on nutrition education, land use and community gardens in New York City. She is admitted to the Bar in Washington, DC and New York. She received her BA from Yale University, her JD from Stanford Law School, and her LLM from Georgetown University. She lives in Washington, DC with her two children.