Mary Barber

Director, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs


Areas of expertise:
Energy efficiency, smart grid, NYC clean heat

As EDF’s Director, New Jersey Clean Energy, Mary Barber focuses on climate and energy in New Jersey. She works with New Jersey’s Office of Clean Energy, the Board of Public Utilities, and the legislature to advocate for our clean energy priorities. She’s helping develop policy related to electric grid resiliency in the post-Sandy era and working to introduce new clean energy technologies and the finance mechanisms that fund them to New Jersey.


Mary has extensive experience in New York City government and nonprofit management. She served as chief of staff for former New York City Council Member Ronnie Eldridge where she directed Ms. Eldridge’s policy and legislative work. Following the City Council, Mary was the director of operations and external relations for a human services agency managing budget, development and government relations.


B.A., Elmira College

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