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Lorna Schrefler

Lorna Schrefler


Lorna Schrefler is Economic and Policy Analyst in the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Common Programme Analysis and Regulatory Reform.

She focuses on the links between regulation and innovation through the innovation principle and on better regulation, including novel methods like regulatory sandboxes and other forms of experimentation.

Prior to that, Lorna worked as an economist and policy analyst in the private sector (Centre for European Policy Studies), academia (University of Exeter and College of Europe), the European Parliamentary Research Service, and on sustainable finance at DG FISMA. She holds a PhD on the role of economics in regulation (University of Exeter), an MA in European Public Affairs (University of Maastricht) and a MSc in Economics (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice).