Maya Lameche is a 2024 Women Leaders in Energy and Climate Fellow. She works as a policy associate at Boundary Stone Partners (BSP), where she focuses on advanced nuclear policy among a wide range of clean energy issues. Her work involves bridging the gap between private clean-energy companies and the federal government through policy advocacy and writing. She is an Algerian-French native based in Washington, DC with a transatlantic background and a passion for energy diplomacy and policymaking.  

Prior to joining BSP, Lameche worked as a research assistant at the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy, where she conducted research and published a report on nuclear waste management in the United States, focusing on its current handling and future policy solutions. She also interned at the Nuclear Energy Institute in Washington, DC, focusing on international nuclear trade policy and governmental affairs, and worked in decarbonization consulting and public affairs.  

Lameche was part of the Rotary Youth Exchange Program from 2017 to 2018 where she spent a year in Mexico, attending school there and contributing to local Rotary activities while learning Spanish. She also spent nearly a year in Germany working on an organic farm and learning about eco-friendly agricultural practices.  

Lameche holds a dual bachelor’s degree in political science and sustainable development from Sciences Po Paris and Columbia University. She has also studied Arabic language and literature at the Université de Lorraine. She is currently a law student at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University.