Director, Department of Natural Resources State of Louisiana
Jason Lanclos, P.E. (Jason) has worked at the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) since August of 2018.
After serving as the Deputy Executive Director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) for the Governor’s Office since 2014, Mr. Lanclos took the opportunity to return to working in the emerging energy sector at LDNR after working in private industry for almost 13 years.
Mr. Lanclos currently serves as the director of the State Energy Office at LDNR where he is leading the state’s efforts on Hydrogen and CCUS implementation. Mr. Lanclos serves as the LDNR representative on the Climate Initiatives Task Force and is currently serving as the coalition representative for the State and Midwest region on CCUS technologies and is an executive board member for the National Association of State Energy Officials.
Mr. Lanclos has worked on and managed a variety of projects/programs in the energy sector during his time in private industry and managed one of the largest ecosystem restoration efforts for the State of Louisiana while at CPRA.
He holds a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Louisiana State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer.