Elizabeth Marsjanik, Manager of Environmental Affairs, oversees environmental compliance and permitting. Focused on advancing marine technologies for protected species, Elizabeth supports regional science initiatives and industry research, collaborating with the regional science community for responsible development of offshore wind. Elizabeth has over 15 years of environmental permitting and regulatory compliance experience in the energy, utility, and renewables industry. Elizabeth is a marine biologist with expertise in marine ecology and marine affairs including phycology, marine invertebrate physiology, aquaculture, and elasmobranch biology. Elizabeth started her career in the renewable energy sector researching algae for biofuel development and has spent the past four years leading state permitting efforts and developing the nation’s first commercial scale offshore wind environmental compliance program.Elizabeth is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Marine Biology and Marine Affairs. She currently resides in Mashpee, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.