Rosalind Goodrich

Head of research communications, Communications


Strategic and project communications, writing, editing, project management, mentoring and skills building, brand management.

Before IIED

Communications and management roles at the Marine Stewardship Council, the British Association of Settlements and Social Action Centres, Panos London, the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University, Oxfam and Christian Aid. Also, four years commissioning corporate finance law books for Sweet & Maxwell and a UNITAR internship working on a legal document for developing countries renegotiating their international debt.

Education: BA Hons Law, University of Cambridge; MSc Global Governance and Public Policy, University of London

Current work

Leading on the Communications Group objectives to build strategic research communication skills, best practice and learning throughout IIED and to develop and deliver content that has the greatest potential for impact. Also responsible for the management and implementation of communications and engagement activities associated with IIED’s fisheries economics and ocean programme.

Previous projects include providing strategic communications support to a UNDP-PEI and Biofin project in the Kyrgyz Republic preparing and communicating a Public Private Environmental Expenditure Review; programme manager of IIED's work with the World Bank WAVES partnership, supporting seven countries with strategic communications and engagement to institutionalise natural capital accounting; and working with eight African countries to integrate biodiversity conservation strategies into development policy.   

Co-chair of the IIED gender equality champions network.