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Andrew Norton


Director of @IIED. Poverty, human rights, climate action, global social change, politics and development and some random stuff
Achala C Abeysinghe

Principal researcher, Climate Change; team leader, global climate change governance

Team leader of global climate law, policy and governance at IIED. Legal Advisor to the LDC Group Chair in the UNFCCC. Environmental lawyer.
Simon Anderson

Senior fellow, Strategy and Learning

Father, learner and 'rough-edged' researcher on climate change
Illari Aragon

Researcher, Climate Change

Subhi Barakat

Senior researcher, Climate Change

International lawyer. Advocate for dignity and justice. Amateur philosopher. Retweets not necessarily endorsements
Emilie Beauchamp

MEL advisor (climate & environment), Strategy and Learning Group

Multi-disciplinary environmental scientist/sustainable business analyst
Anna Bolin

Researcher, Natural Resources

Community forest management & forest tenure systems; role of forest & farm organisations/networks; REDD+ negotiations. Particular experience in Africa & SE Asia
Francesca Booker

Researcher, Natural Resources 

Researcher in climate, conservation & development. @IIED Researcher.
Liz Carlile

Director of Communications

Currently director of communications @IIED. Research comms and strategic mar comms is my thing. Tweets/views my own
Teresa Corcoran

Communications content officer, Communications

Develops, writes and edits a range of print and digital content from blogs to backgrounders, web pages to policy briefings.
Lorenzo Cotula

Principal researcher (law and sustainable development), Natural Resources; team leader, legal tools

Researcher @IIED. Law & sustainable development, human rights, land grabbing & rights, investment law. Legal Tools for Citizen Empowerment
Brianna Craft

Researcher, Climate Change

I love #peanutbutter & hate #climate change. Allergic to unending bad news, I seek the sustainable. American-born climate change researcher @iied
Martin Cummins

Assistant coordinator, Climate Change

Stefano D'Errico

Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning manager, Strategy and Learning Group

Monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) systems, theories of change, budgeting, capacity building and donor liaison
David Dodman

Director, Human Settlements

At work (@IIED): urbanisation, development, environment. Not at work: West Indies cricket, the Beatles, and family. Tweets in personal capacity.
Susannah Fisher

Senior researcher, Climate Change 

Researcher on climate change, development, adaptation M&E, political economy. Climate Change Group @IIED but tweeting in personal capacity.
Jodie Frosdick

Production manager, Communications 

Production manager @IIED. Passionate about environmental issues, science communication, books and travelling (also, sleep). Views my own.
Binyam Yakob Gebreyes

Researcher, Climate Change

Rosalind Goodrich

Head of research communications, Communications

Communications specialist @IIED, interested in comms for policy and development, particularly around biodiversity and natural capital.
Clair Grant-Salmon

Head of audience development, Communications

A busy, working mum based in E17. Interested in international development, innovative comms & marketing, running, books and holidays. And the odd glass of wine.
Kate Green

Managing editor, Communications

Writer and editor on sustainable development with @IIED, design enthusiast, cyclist, feminist, all views my own...
Sam Greene

Researcher, Climate Change

Climate change / drylands researcher @IIED. Sharing research, own opinions and sarcasm.
Beth Henriette

Programme manager, Climate Change

Beth Herzfeld

Head of media, Communications

Head of media at IIED - tweeting for fun and a bit for work. My own opinions...
Saleemul Huq

Senior fellow, Climate Change

Director, @ICCCAD and senior fellow @IIED. Work on adaptation to climate change. Views presented are my own.
Nanki Kaur

Principal researcher, Climate Change

Climate change adaptation and financing; institutional dimensions of natural resource governance; pro-poor development
Natalie Lartey

Communications and advocacy officer, Communications

Works for @IIED on sustainable diets, ex-@concern and ex-@greenpeace. Shares views on all sorts of things.
Duncan Macqueen

Principal researcher and leader (forests), Natural Resources

Duncan Macqueen works with IIED's forest team on investing in locally controlled forestry. Supports Partick Thistle FC
James Mayers

Director, Natural Resources

Natural Resources Group Head @IIED. Forests, rights, enterprise, climate, local power
Diana Mitlin

Principal researcher, Human Settlements

urban poverty, urban inequality, urban development , urban social movements. University of Manchester and International Institute for Environ. and Dev.
Essam Yassin Mohammed

Principal researcher (environmental economics), Shaping Sustainable Markets

Interested in a wide range of disciplines - fisheries science, environmental and behavioural economics, Blue/Green economy. Opinions expressed are mine alone
Ilenia Piergallini

MEL officer, Strategy and Learning 

International relations
Ina Porras

Senior researcher (environmental economics), Shaping Sustainable Markets

Senior researcher (environmental economics), in @IIED's Sustainable Markets Group
Tanya Rahman

Head of business development 

Neha Rai

Senior researcher, Climate Change

Specialising in public policy analysis, urban and regional planning, climate finance and governance. Also studying the political economy of climate adaptation
Dilys Roe

Principal researcher and team leader (biodiversity), Natural Resources

Work for IIED (@IIED) researching links between biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation
Teresa Sarroca

Senior coordinator, Climate Change

Coordinating things at IIED trying to do my bit for sustainable development - every bit counts, right?
David Satterthwaite

Senior fellow, Human Settlements; team leader, urban poverty and local organisations

Urban researcher @IIED; Editor, Environment & Urbanization, Visiting Professor, University College London
Anne Schulthess

Marketing manager, Communications

Marketing @IIED, sarcastic, mom, environmentalist, feminist, cyclist. Not necessarily in that order.
Clare Shakya

Director, Climate Change

Climate change director at IIED. Good ideas & powerful stories to achieve change; politics of climate change, getting climate finance to work
Philippine Sutz

Senior researcher (legal tools team); Natural Resources

Senior researcher @IIED's Legal Tools team - views mostly my own
Gabrielle Swaby

Researcher, Climate Change

Extroverted introvert | International climate politics and policy @iied | @uniofoxford and @UCF alum
Janna Tenzing

Researcher, Climate Change

Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development (@IIED), supporting the Least Developed Countries in the UN climate talks
Khanh Tran-Thanh

Group manager, Natural Resources

Works on sustainable development issues @IIED. Lover of pickles. One foot in London, l'autre pied à Montréal.
Anna Walnycki

Senior researcher, Human Settlements

Researcher @iied | Urban settlements, services, and social movements | City lover
Geraldine Warren

Coordinator (forest team), Natural Resources

About Me: Loving My Better Half, 7 Siblings, Sustainable Development Job, Part-time MSc, Coffee, Naive Optimism & Butterflies. Passionate about Equality.
Fitsum Weldegiorgis

Senior researcher, Shaping Sustainable Markets

Senior researcher, International Institute for Environment and Development @IIED Tweets on Human Development, society, Economics Mining, Eritrea, Africa
Matt Wright

Web planning and content manager, Communications

Digital stuff @IIED | Planning and implementing online/digital communications strategies, focusing on website platforms and social media networks