Samuela Bassi

Visiting Research Fellow, LSE

Samuela Bassi

Samuela worked as a policy anlyst wtih the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment from early 2012 until June 2018. From 2016 she managed the Statkraft Policy Research Programme, investigating the transition to a low-carbon economy in Europe. Her work focused in particular on climate and energy policy and on green growth.

Background

Before joining the Grantham Research Institute, Samuela worked as a senior policy analyst at the Institute for European Environmental Policy in London and in Brussels, focusing on environmental economics. She previously worked for an environmental consulting company in Venice and for the Italian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.

Samuela holds MSc’s in Economics from University of Trieste (Italy) and from Birkbeck College, London.

Research interests

  • Design and implementation of climate change policy at EU and international level;
  • Policy and economics of energy technologies;
  • Green growth;
  • Provision of policy relevant analysis and communication.