Camilla Toulmin's blog posts

24 November 2015 |

A new mapping project highlights the importance of local action in delivering global change

22 June 2015 |

Outgoing director Camilla Toulmin looks back at her early work on drylands and the three achievements while leading IIED that have made her most proud.

18 June 2015 |

The papal encyclical expected this week is a welcome call to action in the fight to protect the poorest in our societies from the impacts of climate change.

15 June 2015 |

Much is at stake in 2015 – IIED's director Camilla Toulmin looks at how far we have come, the obstacles that remain, and what we need to do if we are to bring about change.

7 June 2015 |

A constant feature of David Cameron's premiership has been as champion of international development, including unwavering support for Britain's overseas aid contribution.

5 March 2015 |

IIED's outgoing director Camilla Toulmin looks back on how the organisation has grown and evolved over the last 12 years.

22 January 2015 |

As the rich and powerful gather in Davos, IIED director Camilla Toulmin urges a change in attitudes to taxation to tackle growing inequality.

13 January 2015 |

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, IIED director Camilla Toulmin looks at the promises and challenges for the year ahead.

11 December 2014 |

IIED director Camilla Toulmin reflects on her trip to Lima for the COP20 Development and Climate Days.

1 December 2014 |
It’s a wonderful job being director of IIED, partly because of the urgency and importance of the issues on which we work, but also because of the people in the organisation, and those others you come across in the course of every day.