WASHINGTON, D.C.—MWW Group has appointed Andrew Beck as senior vice president in its Washington, D.C., office. Beck is the former director of public affairs for the U.S. Department of Energy and brings more than 15 years of experience working among a variety of issues in Washington such as environmental sustainability, energy, transportation and health and safety issues.
Before joining MWW Group, Beck served as vice president of public affairs at the renewable energy company PetroAlgae, where he was the company’s spokesperson and directed the strategic communications, public outreach, government relations, and media relations operations.
Previously, as the director of public affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy, Beck was the U.S. government’s top energy spokesperson and communications strategist. He directed the planning and execution of all Energy Department announcements, events and public education and advertising campaigns and was the senior communications advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy. Beck has also served as the senior communications and outreach advisor to the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and as a senior communications official at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
In addition, he has worked for two prominent trade associations, the National Automobile Dealers Association and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America.