Anna Ducros

Researcher (inclusive blue and green economy)

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 3463 7399
Languages: English, French

Anna's work focuses on innovative ways to increase the amount of finance reaching nature and nature stewards. This includes designing and piloting new financial mechanisms, as well as developing ways in which existing structures and tools can be altered to become more efficient and effective. 


Nature markets; food and resource economics; climate and development finance; community-based biodiversity management.

Before IIED

Before joining IIED, Anna worked as a researcher for the Institute of Oceans and Fisheries located in Vancouver, Canada. Her work investigated the presence of equity and sharing mechanisms in emerging blue economy sectors (such as tidal energy, offshore wind, and mangrove carbon sequestration sites).

Anna also worked as a researcher at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. At Dalhousie, her work investigated the role of seafood in alleviating food security in the Canadian Arctic.


  • BSc, Earth and ocean sciences (Minor in food and resource economics), University of British Columbia (2020)
  • MSc in globalisation and development, SOAS University of London

Current work

Facilitating working groups of Indigenous people and local community members on emerging nature markets; aligning social protection and fisheries management; debt for climate and nature; human-wildlife conflict insurance; private and public sector finance of nature; seafood.