Gillian Nelson - Policy Coordinator

Policy Coordinator

Gillian has worked in the field of international politics since 2008, following the UNFCCC negotiations since 2009. She has a PhD in international climate politics from Newcastle University and her main research interests focus on the interlinkages between global climate justice, human rights and sustainable development. She holds a Master of International Politics, and has worked for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Originally from the UK, she has lived in France since 2007 and is currently based by the sea in the south, where she has discovered a passion for scuba diving. She speaks English and French and would love to learn Japanese. When not working she enjoys traveling, cooking, music, and spending time in the great outdoors.