Amena H. Saiyid Washington D.C. Correspondent

Amena Saiyid is a Washington D.C.-based correspondent for Cipher. She is a climate and energy journalist with expertise analyzing the regulatory, legal and legislative impacts on the U.S. energy, chemicals and manufacturing sectors.

Amena has covered the intersection of U.S. policy and the environment for over 20 years, most recently as a Senior Climate and Energy Analyst and Journalist for S&P Global. As a founding member of the team, she reported, edited and analyzed the impacts of global climate policy developments on the financing and installation of clean energy technologies.

Prior to S&P Global, Amena spent 13 years as a reporter for Bloomberg Environment (now energy and environment news with Bloomberg Industry Group), covering EPA appropriations, pipeline safety and hazmat transport, air pollution and more. In between stints with Bloomberg Industry Group, she was an associate editor with S&P Platts (now S&P Global Commodity Insights), analyzing coal, uranium and emissions markets. She also served as a Congressional Fellow at the American Political Science Association and was an editor with Argus Media, covering climate change, air quality and emissions markets.

Amena holds an MA in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a BS in chemistry from the College of William & Mary.