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Andrew Norton

Director

@andynortondev
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

@AchalaC
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

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

Researcher, Climate Change

Subhi Barakat

Senior researcher, Climate Change

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

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

@Emi_Beauchamp
Multi-disciplinary environmental scientist/sustainable business analyst
Anna Bolin

Researcher, Natural Resources

@annabolin1
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 

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

Director of Communications

@lizcarlile
Currently director of communications @IIED. Research comms and strategic mar comms is my thing. Tweets/views my own
Sarah Colenbrander

Senior researcher, Human Settlements Group

@s_colenbrander
Environmental economist without borders. Working on climate change, development and cities with IIED
Teresa Corcoran

Communications content officer, Communications

@TeeCorc
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

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

Researcher, Climate Change

@pbnclimate
I love #peanutbutter & hate #climate change. Allergic to unending bad news, I seek the sustainable. American-born climate change researcher @iied
Stefano D'Errico

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

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

Director, Human Settlements

@dee_are_dee
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 

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

Production manager, Communications 

@JodieFrosdick
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

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

Head of audience development, Communications

@clairgs
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

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

Researcher, Climate Change

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

Programme manager, Climate Change

Beth Herzfeld

Head of media, Communications

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

Senior fellow, Climate Change

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

Principal researcher, Climate Change

@nankimann
Climate change adaptation and financing; institutional dimensions of natural resource governance; pro-poor development
Ahmed Khan

Senior researcher, Shaping Sustainable Markets

@ahmedofo1
Interested in the dynamics between natural resources, markets, and institutions under global change | A jazz enthusiast & coffee aficionado
Natalie Lartey

Communications and advocacy officer, Communications

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

Principal researcher, Natural Resources

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

Director, Natural Resources

@JamesMayers1
Natural Resources Group Head @IIED. Forests, rights, enterprise, climate, local power
Diana Mitlin

Principal researcher, Human Settlements

@DianaMitlin
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

@EYMohammed
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 

@ile_prg
International relations
Ina Porras

Senior researcher (environmental economics), Shaping Sustainable Markets

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

Head of business development 

Neha Rai

Senior researcher, Climate Change

@Rai10Neha
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

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

Senior coordinator, Climate Change

@teresarrod
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

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

Marketing manager, Communications

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

Director, Climate Change

@clareshakya
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

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

Researcher, Climate Change

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

Researcher, Climate Change

@janna_tenzing
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

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

Senior researcher, Human Settlements

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

Coordinator (forest team), Natural Resources

@geraldinewarren
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

@fittwittar
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

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