Director, Environmental Permitting
Alyssa Edwards is Director of Environmental Permitting at EDF Renewables, responsible for leading environmental compliance efforts for its wind and solar development projects throughout the United States and Canada. With over 14 years of experience in managing the interaction between wildlife and renewable energy installations, she has a strong understanding of regulatory and siting issues that affect development, construction, and operation. Previously she worked as a Senior Project Developer at Gamesa Energy successfully planning, directing and coordinating all aspects of wind energy project development. Throughout her career she has been involved in a variety of renewable energy leadership collaborations, including serving on the Board of Directors of the American Wind and Wildlife Institute and acting as EDF Renewables’ representative on the Wind and Wildlife Research Fund Advisory Council. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Lehigh University and a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy, Planning and Regulation from The London School of Economics and Political Science.