Lara is one of the EIC’s energy analysts, covering offshore wind, hydro and tidal power, and energy storage in the UK and wider European region. As part of her role, she provides analysis of market trends, sector projects and business opportunities for supply chain companies. She first joined in the EIC in 2017 as a Research Assistant to provide project updates in both the power and renewables as well as oil and gas sectors. Lara has a MA degree in international studies and diplomacy from London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Prior to working for the EIC, she gained extensive experience in issues concerning international development, having worked for both local and global non-profit organisations in India and Singapore.