Ms. Sylvia Elisabeth Beyer, a German national, is a senior energy policy analyst in the IEA Energy Policy and Security Division. Since June 2012, she has been managing the country reviews and bilateral collaboration with IEA member, partner and accession countries, including Lithuania. She is also the coordinator of the IEA multilateral collaboration with the G20 and G7.

Prior to the IEA, she served as policy officer at the European Commission DG Energy with a focus on gas security, energy infrastructure, EU budget and the Connecting Europe Facility. She was strongly involved in the development of a genuine EU energy policy.

During 2006-2009, Sylvia worked as consultant, advising telecoms and energy network operators at APCO Worldwide and project assistant at the Union of Electricity Industry (Eurelectric) in Brussels in the project ‘Role of Electricity’.

Sylvia holds a diploma in economics, a diploma in culture and business administration (Diplom-Kulturwirtin, Diplom-Volkswirtin) from Passau University in Germany and a postgraduate master in European Studies from the College of Europe.