- Project Director, Global Maritime Forum
Ingrid Sidenvall Jegou is a Project Director at the Global Maritime Forum, an international not-for-profit organisation committed to shaping the future of global seaborne trade to increase sustainable long-term economic development and human wellbeing. Previously, she was a Senior Adviser for 2050 Consulting, a Swedish firm working towards enhanced sustainability and increased profitability. Prior to this, she worked for the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development as its Director for Climate, Energy and Natural Resources. She has also served as a Senior Adviser and Senior Economist at the Swedish National Board of Trade in Stockholm, and held a position as analyst for the Swedish Institute for Food and Agricultural Economics.
Ms Sidenvall Jegou holds a Masters of Economics and Politics from Lund University, Sweden, and a Global Master of Arts in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Boston, MA.
Ingrid has initiated, led and been part of numerous strategic partnerships and alliances 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 a partner task leader in the EU research project “Carbon CAP”, and the group manager for two World Economic Forum E15 expert groups on trade, climate change and clean energy. She is a member of Climate Strategies and of the steering committee for an international research project focusing on fossil fuel subsidies.
She has authored and co-authored a number of papers on trade and climate change, particularly focusing on the G20, on carbon pricing, emissions trading schemes, border measures and free allowances, as well as on trade and development more broadly and on trade in agriculture.