Anna Schulz

Head of global climate law policy and governance programme, Climate Change

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

Specialist in climate diplomacy, with a focus on how to support the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations.

Anna Schulz has over ten years’ experience following the UNFCCC negotiations, first as a writer and team leader for the Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), and then supporting the LDC Group as a technical advisor in the transparency negotiations.


Climate diplomacy, LDC Group, Un climate negotiations, negotiation and conflict resolution, transparency.

Before IIED

Most recently in the role of climate diplomacy specialist at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Anna served as a technical advisor to the LDC Group in the transparency negotiations. At GGGI, she also supported the development of Fiji’s long-term low emission development strategy (LTS), developed and conducted trainings for national delegations to the UNFCCC — including Myanmar and Burkina Faso, and supported the development of other climate-related programmes.

Prior to that, she served as a writer and then team leader covering the climate negotiations for the Earth Negotiations Bulletin at IISD, and as a writer for Climate-L and assignment editor for Water-L, precursors to the SDG Knowledge Hub.

Anna also taught courses in international environmental science and policy, international organisations, and global climate politics at Boston College.


Ph.D. and MALD in international environmental policy and negotiation and conflict resolution, Fletcher School, Tufts University

LL.M. in international and comparative water law, from the University of Dundee, Scotland

B.A. in international relations and American politics, from Wheaton College, Massachusetts