ACEF Speaker 2021

Lana Zaman

Associate Sustainable Development Officer,

With over a decade of experience in economic analysis and energy policy, Lana Zaman is an Associate Sustainable Development Officer to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development Goals. Previously, Ms. Zaman served as Associate Economic Affairs Officer to the Energy Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, where she managed the division’s energy access portfolio. Prior to that, she worked with the Washington DC-based Social Impact where she led and managed impact evaluations of international development programmes for clients including the US Department of Agriculture and USAID. Ms. Zaman has additionally conducted energy research projects for organizations including the Environmental Defense Fund, the Center for Clean Air Policy, and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. She holds a Master of Public Policy from UC Berkeley's Goldman School and a B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Brown University.


  • Session 2.2 Combining Stimulus Recovery with Green Energy Transition