Stephanie Batchelor is Vice President of the Industrial & Environmental Section at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO).
Stephanie is an experienced government affairs professional and esteemed advocate for companies advancing the biobased economy. As Vice President of the Industrial and Environmental Section, Stephanie provides policy, regulatory, and strategic support and guidance to technology companies that are leaders in the production of biofuels, renewable chemicals, biobased products, and biomanufacturing processes. Stephanie specializes in sustainability, renewable chemicals, biofuels, and biobased products policy. Previously, she held the position of Managing Director, where she led BIO’s Industrial and Environmental state government portfolio, key climate and sustainability initiatives, and international advocacy efforts within the sector. Working in partnership with BIO’s member companies, Stephanie also serves as the team leader for below50 USA and was a founding member of the California Air Resource Board’s low carbon fuel standard advisory panel. She is the Chair for the Women in Industrial Biotechnology group. Prior to joining BIO, Stephanie focused on EU energy and transportation policy at the European Economic and Social Committee. Stephanie holds a Master of Arts in International Relations and Politics from New York University. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and History from the State University of New York at Albany.