PNNL science and technology inspires and enables the world to live prosperously, safely, and securely. Our leaders turn this vision into action, guiding all of PNNL's efforts. They ensure that our multidisciplinary research teams perform safely, securely and sustainably while advancing science and technology to solve the nation's most pressing problems in energy, the environment and national security.
Steven Ashby establishes the vision and strategic direction of the Laboratory as it advances the frontiers of science and addresses complex challenges in energy, the environment, and national security.
Chief Operating Officer
Mike oversees institutional priorities, safe and reliable operations, and the infrastructure needed to deliver innovative scientific research. He also fosters successful relationships across the DOE.
John P. LaFemina leads PNNL's strategic planning activities and stewards efforts to broaden the Laboratory's science and technology capabilities and visibility.
Paula Linnen establishes PNNL's strategy for community engagement and leads federal and state legislative affairs, public outreach, and STEM education programs.
Louis Terminello establishes strategies to strengthen the U.S. scientific foundation for innovation.
Allison Campbell leads EMSL as a world-class user facility delivering the integration of theory and experiment for discovery and innovation in energy, environment and national security.
Jud Virden leads PNNL's efforts to increase U.S. energy capacity, reduce dependence on imported oil, and reduce the environmental impacts of human activity.
Tony Peurrung leads PNNL's efforts to enhance national and global security by enabling discovery, assessment and mitigation of complex threats.
Director - Strategic Partnerships
Douglas Ray leads creation of partnerships to further PNNL's institutional strategy by accelerating scientific discovery, innovation and impact.
Brian Abrahamson establishes the strategic plan and stewards the Lab's investments in Information Technology to enable the research mission of PNNL.
Marty Conger oversees finance, accounting and business operations at PNNL.
Kevin Ensign leads a team that performs internal investigations of PNNL operations in an effort to reduce risk and protect the integrity of the Laboratory..
Vincent Branton guides the legal team as they support the Laboratory's S&T accomplishments while protecting our intellectual property.