Lisa Fischer works as a Senior Policy Advisor in E3G’s London office. Lisa’s work concentrates on EU energy, infrastructure and climate change policy. A key element to her work is increasing alignment between EU member states’ and EU policy with regards to the clean economy transition – having kicked off and leading the Clean Economy Briefing Service.
Lisa joined E3G in July 2016. Her experience spans the climate change, transport and renewable energy sectors. Lisa worked for the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (now BEIS) as the lead economist on international forestry, gathering experience in international development and negotiations. She then moved to the UK Department for Transport, leading the economic input into the development of future rail investment plans in England and on various major rail infrastructure investments and procurements. Previously she had work experience with the solar panel manufacturer First Solar, the German Department for the Environment (BMUB) and the German Development Agency (GIZ).
Lisa holds a MSc in Political Economy of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies as well as a BA in International Relations from the Technical University of Dresden in Germany, and has lived in France, Argentina and Algeria. Lisa speaks German (native), English, French and Spanish as well as basic Arabic. Lisa is a keen climber and a co-ordinator at Akwaaba, a migrant community centre in North London.