We are pleased to welcome seven new leading climate researchers to Climate Strategies. Our global network will benefit from their diverse range of skills and expertise and we look forward to connecting and growing with them.

  • Simon Sharpe is Director of Economics for the Climate Champions Team, and a Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute. He is author of Five Times Faster: Rethinking the Science, Economics, and Diplomacy of Climate Change. He was previously Deputy Director of the UK government’s COP26 Unit, where he led international campaigns on energy, transport, land use, science and innovation.
  • Suruchi Bhadwal is a Senior Fellow and Programme Director in the Earth Science and Climate Change Division at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). She leads research activities in the area of climate change, focusing mainly on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation assessments and works in close association with communities.
  • Richard Mulwa is a Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy, Centre Director and Senior Research Fellow at the Environment for Development (EfD-Kenya), University of Nairobi. Currently, he is teaching at the Faculty of Law and Department of Economics and Development Studies.
  • Elisabeth Holland is the Professor of Ocean and Climate Change and the Director of the Pacific Center for Environment and Sustainable Development (PaCE-SD) at the University of the South Pacific (USP). Professor Holland brings more than 30 years of climate change research experience to the Pacific. She served as an author in all six cycles of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports.
  • Purnamita Dasgupta is Chair Professor & Head of the Environmental Economics Unit, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. Her research focusses on the relationship between environment and economic development. She has been Visiting Professor at University of Cambridge, UK and Johns Hopkins University, USA.
  • Igor Shishlov is a Senior Researcher at Perspectives Climate Research and a Research Associate at Climate & Earth Center at HEC Paris. He has been working in the climate policy field since 2011 on topics ranging from carbon markets and carbon accounting to international climate finance and export credit agencies.
  • Laura Diaz Anadon holds the chaired Professorship of Climate Change Policy at the University of Cambridge, where she directs the Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (CEENRG) and is a Fellow of St. John’s College. Professor Anadon is also a long-standing Research Associate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School.