Paula joined GPLUS in January 2014. Experienced in driving political advocacy campaigns, managing coalitions, identifying and acting on regulatory risks, Paula advises clients in transport, energy and tech policy.
Prior to joining GPLUS, Paula worked for another Brussels-based consultancy where she advised clients on energy and environment issues, notably driving an advocacy campaign focused on biofuels legislation.
Before this, she worked at the European Petroleum Industry Association (EUROPIA), focusing on a number of regulatory issues affecting the downstream oil sector, including the energy efficiency directive, EU-ETS and industrial policy. Paula gained valuable experience in the energy sector and participated in the brainstorming of ideas behind the Refining Conference which is now known as the EU Refining Forum.
Before arriving to Brussels, Paula worked at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, where she conducted research on progress with energy efficiency grants, and researched the impact of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act on existing & state energy policy, as well as solar panel programmes.
In addition to her work at GPLUS, Paula volunteers as the Digital Communications Officer for the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP), where she manages and develops the strategy behind their Twitter account, alongside executing campaigns.
Paula holds a Master’s degree in European Public Policy from the University of Kent and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Russian Language & Literature from Drew University in the United States.
She is a dual American-Polish citizen. Besides her native Polish and English, Paula speaks Russian, and she is working on her French and Portuguese.