Kim Austin Lee


program director

Kim Austin Lee brings over twenty years of energy, entrepreneurial, and startup experience in the energy industry to CLT Joules.

Prior to joining CLT Joules, Lee served as a project manager for North Highland working with Duke Energy, and as Director of Business Development at Rollcast Energy. In 2004, Lee co-founded Viking Energy Management, a boutique energy risk management firm which culminated in a successful exit in 2011. In addition, she served as senior consultant in the Strategic Business Development group at Duke Energy and as Manager of Investor Relations at LG&E Energy.

Lee received a Masters in Energy Management and Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and the French Petroleum Institute, and a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University in business and communications.


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