Patricia Statwick — Program Administrator
Patricia Statwick works to develop, implement, and then manage JISEA programs. She has primary responsibility for managing JISEA's Innovative Research Analysis Award Program (IRAAP), which annually funds analytical research that works toward a more sustainable global energy economy. She provides project management assistance for projects ranging from topical scoping studies to international program operations that JISEA manages.
Prior to joining JISEA, Statwick was associate director of an entrepreneurship development program at Northwestern University focused on launching Homeland Security technology start-ups. She managed a seed grant program to assist start-up technology companies to reach the next level of development, and provided access to training and resources to improve the entrepreneur's chances for success. In support of these activities, Statwick has worked to build partnerships and relationships with private and public sector organizations that support entrepreneurial activity.
Statwick's experience extends to technology transfer and commercialization activities for NASA; business development for a start-up satellite imagery analysis company; and small business consulting.
Statwick recently received a master of applied science degree in environmental policy management, with a concentration in energy and sustainability, from the University of Denver. She has an MBA from Northwestern University and a bachelor of arts from the University of Notre Dame.