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Nathan Frey

Nathan Frey
Policy Advisor, Consultant
nfrey [at] martenlaw [dot] com

Nathan Frey is an advisor and consultant for Marten Law.  He consults with clients in several key areas, including:

  • Regulatory and policy issues at the local, state, national and international levels
  • Provides guidance and direction on regulatory advocacy

Nathan develops and implements regulatory risk management strategies for Fortune 100 companies, industry trade associations and prospective emerging market entrants.

Nathan served for over eight years in the White House Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) where he oversaw Executive Branch review of the regulatory policies of the EPA and the Departments of Interior, Commerce, Agriculture and Energy. Nathan led OIRA’s review of many of the Obama Administration’s highest priority energy and climate change policies, including the Clean Power Plan, the Ozone and PM NAAQS, off-shore drilling and hydraulic fracturing regulations, endangered species act regulations, and many other high impact, controversial policies. Nathan possess a unique knowledge of the drivers that shape regulatory outcomes including cost-benefit analysis, risk assessment, data quality, information policy and agency peer review practices. His strong relationships with both senior political and career officials in the Executive Office of the President and key Cabinet agencies compliment this expertise, allowing him to develop uniquely tailored strategies for clients to make their voices and views heard during the many stages of the regulatory policy development process.

While in OIRA Nathan also served as the Administration’s lead for the U.S. – Mexico High Level Regulatory Cooperation Council and as a regulatory policy expert to the Organization for Cooperation and Development (OECD), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Committees and WTO trade capacity building initiatives. He helped lead numerous U.S. regulatory cooperation delegations with key U.S. trading partners including Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Argentina. Nathan has extensive relationships with senior U.S. and foreign officials working to reduce barriers to trade and investment and has assisted a broad spectrum of clients with market access and regulatory risk management strategies in emerging economies.

Mr. Frey holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Lewis & Clark College and a Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.

Regulatory Strategic Solutions Group (RSS)

Nathan Frey will be providing his services through RSS, his wholly owned consulting company.  RSS provides strategic advice and consulting services to businesses in the United States and internationally across several areas, including regulatory advocacy.