Rebecca Collyer is the Director for International Clean Energy. Working closely with funders, colleagues, NGO partners, academics and consultants, Rebecca helps to design integrated strategies to tackle rapid, renewables-led energy systems decarbonisation. Based in The Hague, Rebecca is responsible for international programmes on energy systems transformation. She has a strong interest in strategies that will lead to the support of countries and citizens for progressive decarbonisation policies and in creating targeted and measurable grant portfolios.
Since joining the ECF, Rebecca has helped to establish the Tara fund in South East Asia and the South East Asia Clean Energy Facility. As part of her international work, Rebecca has helped to incubate the International Network of Energy Transition Think Tanks (INETTT). Rebecca is a Senior Advisor to the Crux network of leading organisations working on energy transitions, she is a member of the advisory board of think tanks AgoraEnergy and Greenmap and the Co-Chair of the LEDS GP. Rebecca was a reviewer of the IEA’s Net Zero Scenario.
Before leading ECF’s international clean energy work, Rebecca was the Director of the ECF’s European Power Programme, leading the ECF’s Power Solutions programme and the Roadmap 2050 series of publications.
Rebecca joined the ECF from the British Government, where she worked in the Department for Trade and Industry’s Energy Group. She is an experienced EU policymaker, having served in Peter Mandelson’s cabinet in the European Commission. Rebecca studied Human Sciences at the University of Oxford and has lived and worked in both the United States and China.