Edith Bayer liaises with policymakers, regulators, think-tanks, and key stakeholders to provide responsive policy advice to decision-makers in Brussels and around Europe. She supports RAP’s work on topics including energy efficiency obligations, power market design, and climate and energy policy. Recent projects include supporting implementation of the European Energy Efficiency Directive, developing profiles of the power sector in various European Union Member States, supporting a stakeholder process focused on power solutions in Poland, and developing recommendations for industrial energy efficiency policy in Russia.
Prior to joining RAP, Ms. Bayer spent a year working on international climate policy in Moscow with the Alfa Fellowship Program and law firm Baker & McKenzie.
Ms. Bayer earned her juris doctor from New York University School of Law, where she participated in the NYU Environmental Law Clinic, focusing on public health and safety issues in post-Katrina New Orleans, and on domestic and international climate policy.
She has also worked as a teacher in Japan and a Peace Corps volunteer in Siberia. She received her bachelor’s degree from Tulane University with a double major in Russian and Spanish, and speaks fluent Polish, Spanish, Russian, and conversational Japanese. Ms. Bayer is a member of the New York State Bar.