Karl Knight was the Director of the Virgin Islands Energy Office for almost 4 years. He managed and advised the governor on energy policy development and implementation. He had an annual budget of $1,500,000 to initiate and run the State Energy Program and Weatherization Assistance Program. Prior, he was a Policy Advisor for the governor. Here, he coordinated implementation of the policy agendas in the areas of energy, environment, and public infrastructure. Before that, Knight was the Chief Researcher in the senator’s office, reviewing and advising the senator on over 300 bills and amendments.