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Kristin Hayes

Program Director, Energy and Climate


Kristin Hayes joined Resources for the Future in 2009, originally supporting a large-scale, multiyear project assessing the effectiveness and costs of a range of national US energy policy alternatives. She now acts as director for RFF’s Energy and Climate Program, helping to develop strategy and manage initiatives on natural gas development, domestic carbon pricing options, North American energy integration, and other energy and climate topics. Hayes also has primary responsibilities for a number of convening and communications efforts related to RFF’s energy- and climate-related work.

Hayes is in RFF’s Energy and Climate Program.


MSc, Oxford University
BS in chemistry, College of William and Mary

Recent Work

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