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Strategic Planning Office

The Strategic Planning Office coordinates institutional activities that advance the vision, mission, goals, and programs of Berkeley Lab. The Office provides support to the Director and Deputy Director as well as the scientific and operations divisions, through the preparation of strategies, plans, analyses, and communications.

The Office manages a number of projects including a comprehensive annual strategic planning process, the development of an Annual Lab Plan for the Department of Energy (DOE), the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program, the annual federal review process for programs funded by the DOE office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER), scientific Notable Outcomes for the Laboratory’s Performance Evaluation and Measurement Plan (PEMP), and Division-level external peer reviews.

In addition, the Office represents the Laboratory's strategic activities to external audiences including existing and potential partner institutions as well as the Department of Energy and the University of California Office of the President.

Key contacts
Michael Chartock, Senior Strategic Planner, Acting
Darren Ho, LDRD Coordinator