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  • Senior Associate, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Ingrid Jegou is a Senior Associate at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).

Prior to this, she was Director for Climate, Energy and Natural Resources at ICTSD and served in the senior management team. She has also served as a Senior Adviser and a Senior Economist at the Swedish National Board of Trade in Stockholm. Prior to this, she worked as an analyst for the Swedish Institute for Food and Agricultural Economics.

Ingrid is, and has been, a member of various committees, including the Expert Task Force on Rules of Trade and Investment of the World Energy Council, the Alliance of Sustainable Energy Trade Initiatives (the SETI Alliance),  and the working group on green trade of the Green Growth Action Alliance, hosted by the World Economic Forum.

She was the ICTSD task leader in the EU research project “Carbon CAP”, and the group manager for two World Economic Forum- ICTSD E15 expert groups on trade, climate change and clean energy. She has also been engaged with the several policy- and research projects with the Stanley Foundation and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).

She has authored and co-authored a number of papers on trade and climate change, particularly focusing on the G20, carbon pricing, emissions trading schemes, border measures and free allowances, as well as on trade and development more broadly and on trade in agriculture. She is also an accomplished speaker and meeting moderator.

Ingrid holds a Masters of Economics and Politics from Lund University in Sweden and is currently enrolled at the graduate level with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Boston, MA.