Back to Top
Skip to main content
NETL Welcomes New Principal Deputy Director
A headshot of George Guthrie

George Guthrie, Ph.D., has been named principal deputy director of NETL.

Guthrie joins NETL from Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he served as deputy director for the applied energy programs, leading a diverse portfolio of applied R&D in applied energy and helping to establish and lead a place-based initiative in energy transition for the intermountain west. Guthrie is a scientist with over 30 years of experience in geosciences and applied-energy applications.

Guthrie holds a bachelor’s from Harvard University and a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University.

As principal deputy director, Guthrie will be responsible for assisting NETL Director Anderson in managing the human resources capabilities and talent at NETL and for maintaining a thriving and innovative culture at the Laboratory. As PDD, Guthrie will provide organizational representation and professional and technical leadership in mission execution, resource management, personnel management and equal employment opportunity, and policy development, interpretation and adaptation.

NETL is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory that drives innovation and delivers technological solutions for an environmentally sustainable and prosperous energy future. By leveraging its world-class talent and research facilities, NETL is ensuring affordable, abundant and reliable energy that drives a robust economy and national security, while developing technologies to manage carbon across the full life cycle, enabling environmental sustainability for all Americans.