Stefan Koester is a senior policy analyst focused on clean energy innovation technologies and climate change policy. He has a background in energy and environmental policy and has worked on carbon pricing, corporate sustainability, energy efficiency, electricity markets, and issues related to the electric power sector and renewable energy at the state, regional, and federal levels.
Prior to joining the ITIF, Stefan worked at Acadia Center, focusing on Northeast energy and environmental regulatory policy. Prior to Acadia Center, Stefan worked at M.J. Bradley & Associates in Boston, Massachusetts. He earned a double master’s degree in international relations from the Fletcher School and urban planning from the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy & Planning. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from the College of Charleston in economics and philosophy.