Sara Hayes has a dual focus within ACEEE working with both the Policy and Utilities programs. She leads many of ACEEE's analyses of national policies and manages research of trends and emerging issues in utility end-use efficiency. She joined ACEEE in 2010.
Prior to joining ACEEE, Sara worked at a boutique Wall Street law firm where she advised clients on transactions in energy and environmental markets. In addition, Sara worked for the Ozone Transport Commission and has authored a number of published articles and books on incentive-based environmental policies.
Sara earned a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Lewis and Clark College and a J.D. from Fordham Law School.