Andrew Ayres works as a Researcher at Ecologic Institute. His research focuses on water management and economics, climate policy, and environmental and energy economics. He also coordinates scientific proofreading activities. Andrew works in English and German and possesses intermediate knowledge of Spanish.
Andrew is currently involved in a project to assess, on behalf of the European Commission (EC), the progress being made by European Union Member States in implementing measures to meet climate change mitigation goals and promote green growth. Meanwhile, he also contributes to the economic analysis of river restoration measures as part of REFORM, a project under the EC's 7th Framework Programme (FP7). Additionally, he is researching the economics of adaptation to climate change in developing countries for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Andrew also contributed to projects on environmental and health-related indicators in the benchmarking of water suppliers as well as cooperation with Latin American countries on implementing emissions trading systems and has presented on the Water Footprint indicator.
Andrew holds a bachelor's degree in economics and German from Pomona College in Claremont, California. After graduating in 2010, he received a United States Fulbright Fellowship to research renewable energy policy in Berlin (Germany) and attend master's courses on environmental policy analysis and climate policy at the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany).