Katie Sarro

Katie Sarro
Director of Policy, Business Roundtable
Yale School of the Environment, FDCE, 2022
Business Roundtable

Katie Sarro is a director of policy for the Business Roundtable. She is primarily responsible for developing policy positions and advocating on federal legislative and regulatory issues related to energy and environment, infrastructure and smart regulation.

Prior to joining Business Roundtable, Ms. Sarro was a senior policy director at the Council on Competitiveness where she managed the association’s energy and manufacturing portfolio. She previously worked as an account manager at a communications and public affairs firm in Washington, DC, where she developed and implemented strategies for public and private sector clients including the Government of Guyana and the Ohio Manufacturers' Association.

Ms. Sarro began her career at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), first at the organization's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and then at the North America regional office in Washington, DC. She has written numerous articles and case studies on issues related to energy and environment and the role of business in socioeconomic development.

Ms. Sarro received a B.A. in economics and political science and a master’s degree in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as an MBA from the University of Geneva. She is a native New Yorker and resides in Washington, DC.

Authored Articles
Utility Solar in Spotsylvania County VA

(Photo by Hugh Kenny, Piedmont Environmental Council.) A solar array in Virginia stands for the kinds of investment that could crowd in with a properly targeted federal carbon price. 

Policy Memo: Lower Price, Higher Potential

Climate scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report warned that without immediate large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, climate change will cause devastating economic and human losses. Policymakers must come together to implement a comprehensive climate change strategy in the United States.