||Lecturer, School of International and Public Affairs;
President, Mesacosa LLC
Stephen Hammer is the President of Mesacosa LLC, an energy and environmental
policy research and business development firm based in New York City.
With 18 years of experience in the field, Hammer has provided research,
regulatory, technical and project management support to several start-up
firms, President George H.W. Bush’s Commission on Environmental Quality,
the National Park Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, the New
York City Department of Sanitation, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation
Authority, leading environmental NGOs and hundreds of small and medium-sized
businesses around the U.S. and the Caribbean.
Mr. Hammer is currently completing his doctoral work in Urban Planning
at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where his research
focuses on renewable energy policymaking in urban areas. He holds
an MPP degree from Harvard University and a BS in Environmental Policy
Analysis and Planning from UC Davis, and previously held a post as an Adjunct
Lecturer at the Milano Graduate School of Urban and Public Affairs.