Climate Diplomacy

Bill Hare, D.Sc.(hon. causa) (Murdoch)
Dr Michiel Schaeffer

Executive Team
Bill Hare, D.Sc.(hon. causa) (Murdoch)
Thushanti Selvarajah
Damon Jones
Frances Fuller
Deborah Ramalope
Christina Eisenberg

Climate Science and Impacts
Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner
Dr Tabea Lissner
Inga Menke
Dr Fahad Saeed
Dr Rosanne Martyr-Koller
Dr Adelle Thomas
Dr Alexander Nauels
Dr Quentin Lejeune
Dr Kai Kornhuber
Dr Anne Zimmer
Olivia Serdeczny
Jessie Schleypen
Dr Shruti Nath
Uta Klönne
René Rott
Winnie Khaemba
Dr Peter Pfleiderer
Nicole van Maanen
Emily Theokritoff
Gaurav Ganti
Theresa Rauch
Sarah Schöngart
Burcu Yesil
Jean-David Coulibaly
Tessa Möller
Sylvia Schmidt
Sajid Ali
Jacob Anz
Niklas Schwind
Andyara Callegare
Zachary Zeller
Dalia Kellou
Cristian Zuniga
Zeinab Nabelssi

Climate Diplomacy
Damon Jones
Manjeet Dhakal
Rueanna Haynes
Tenzin Wangmo
Ndeye Dieynaba Sow
Aichetou Seck
Kristin Qui
Felipe Ossess
Carlon Mendoza
Sneha Pandey
Marli Klass
Ella Strachan
Sasha Jattansingh
Rosalia Maier-Katkin

Implementation Strategies
Dr Jan Sindt
Frances Fuller
Dr Moussa Na Abou Mamouda
Paolo Cozzi
Rachel Pham
Diego Torralva Becerra
Benjamin Komna Djabare
Mahugnon Serge Djohy
Dr Mamadou Sadio
Dr Alexandre Yedjannavo Zounmenou
Dr Edmond Lankouandé
Cocou Amegnaglo
Rodrigo Narvaez Rojas
Arunima Sircar
Raghuveer Vyas
Dr Robert Brecha
Geneviève Yéhounmè

Climate Policy Analysis
Deborah Ramalope
Claire Fyson
Dr Andrzej Ancygier
Claire Stockwell
Dr Lara Welder
Dr Andreas Geiges
Dr Kim Coetzee
Dr Jonas Hörsch
Clare Waldmann
Marie-Camille Attard
Carley Reynolds
Dr. Victor Maxwell
Dr Tina Aboumahboub
Sarah Heck
Eoin Quill
Dr. Nandini Das
Firza Riany
Jason Collis
Rongxi Guo
Michael Petroni
Marie-Charlotte Geffray
Dr. Neil Grant
Thomas Houlie
Sepideh Rabiee
Olivia Waterton

Paul May
Holly Simpkin
Bianca Beddoe
Cindy Baxter
Jeannette Koffi

Project Development, Partnerships
Christina Eisenberg
Benedikta Heldman
Sally Wichmann

Global Operations
Thushanti Selvarajah
Sophie Schendel
Sally Knowles
Hajnal Vernes
Bernard Naiborhu
Emilie Adotevi
Joyce Abonga Odhiambo
Paul Binder
Namroz Baloch
Mavis Mainu
Jack Brooks
Larissa Smailes
Samita Sharma
Laura Jefcoate
Anne-Sophie Dieng
Sharmila Sugunanand

Our Climate Diplomacy Team provides strategic, technical and real-time negotiations support and capacity building to Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in international climate fora including the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Paris Agreement and Green Climate Fund. Our demand-driven support includes advising AOSIS and LDC Group Chairs, UN Ambassadors, Ministers and climate negotiators, combined with the provision of reports, briefings, capacity building and training, underpinned by diplomacy thought leadership, the latest climate science and policy analysis. With the team embedded in the SIDS and LDC regions, we also work with regional partners and networks to indigenise the Paris Agreement and enable its implementation in line with regional priorities.

Areas of Expertise

  • Negotiation support for SIDS and LDCs
  • Architecture of international climate regime
  • International climate and environmental law
  • Multilateral agreements
  • Green Climate Fund
  • Climate finance readiness and enhancing access
  • Transformational climate finance
  • IPCC processes
  • Carbon markets
  • Capacity building and training