Lauren Navarro

Senior Manager, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs


Areas of expertise:
Clean energy, electricity system, energy legislation

As Senior Policy Manager for EDF’s Clean Energy program in California, Lauren works with the state’s legislature to enact clean energy policy that reduces pollution, enhances our communities, and increases economic opportunities for people and businesses. She works closely with diverse stakeholders to bring complicated issues to thoughtful, win-win resolutions.

Since joining EDF in 2007, Lauren has brought together NGO’s, businesses, and decision makers to create environmental, clean energy, and climate policies that last. A natural coalition builder, she weaves together different points of view to create policy that reflects the vibrant tapestry of California’s people, environment, and economy.


Lauren Navarro joined EDF from UC Davis School of Law in 2007, after NGO experience and her first internship in California’s legislature in 1998. Her record of success is built on her ability to work closely with other stakeholders and weave together diverse perspectives into real, enduring solutions.

Items of Interest

  • Board Member, Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies
  • Admitted to California State Bar, 2007
  • Graduated University of California Davis School of Law (King Hall), 2007
  • Graduated Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning, University of California Davis, 2004 (minor: English), cum laude

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