DEEP: Deputy Commissioner Macky McCleary

Macky McCleary
Deputy Commissioner - Environmental Quality
{Deputy Commissioner Macky McCleary} Macky McCleary serves as Deputy Commissioner for Environmental Quality (EQ) at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), a position he has held since September 2011. As Deputy, Macky provides leadership for the three EQ bureaus – Water Protection and Land Reuse; Materials Management and Compliance Assurance; and Air Management.
Macky’s responsibilities also include leading a transformation of the regulatory branch of the agency aimed at making it more effective and efficient through a focus on strategy, organizational structure, and processes.

Prior to joining DEEP Macky was with McKinsey & Co., a global management consulting firm. At McKinsey he worked on transformational efforts and environmental issues for a wide variety of clients.
Before his work at McKinsey, Macky was the co-founder and president of EmPower CES, a start-up clean energy and green building development company.  Macky built EmPower around a commitment to energy independence and environmental stewardship. The company remains in business marketing clean energy products and services to homeowners, businesses and institutions.

Macky holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale and a Masters of Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture and earlier in his career worked as an architect and urban designer.