Beyond Growth 2023 Conference.

Programme leader, E3G
Lisa Fischer

Lisa Fischer

Lisa is a Programme Leader at E3G. She leads E3G’s efforts to drive the complex changes needed across regulation, infrastructure and finance needed for deep decarbonisation of the energy system.

Lisa works with policy-makers, civil society, and businesses to build innovation and momentum for change. Bridging technical and political analysis is shaping investment policies of public institutions and EU energy regulation. She is building diplomatic coalitions to advance the planet towards resilient, sage and sustainable global energy systems. She is also an expert in EU climate politics, having set up the Clean Economy Briefing Service.

Before joining E3G, Lisa worked for the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (now BEIS) on climate finance. She also worked as an Economic Adviser for the UK Department for Transport, shaping the country’s multi-billion rail investment plans and advising on the commercial negotiating of various major rail procurements.

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 is a keen climber and helped set up Akwaaba, a migrant community centre in North London.