An internationally recognised environmental lawyer, climate change and development policy expert, she has advised leaders and countries for over 20 years. In addition to founding Track 0 she is an Associate Fellow at Chatham House, a visiting Professor at University College London and a member of the Global Agenda Council on Climate Change at the World Economic Forum. Between 1996 and 2002, she was Lead Author for three assessment reports for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on adaptation and mitigation issues. She continues to provide legal, strategy and policy advice to NGOs, foundations and developing nations on international climate change negotiations under the UNFCCC. She is currently climate advisor to President Hilda Heine of the Marshall Islands.
Anna has experience of working in environmental education, for NGOs and with illustration and design. She completed an MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment at the Graduate School of the Environment, based at the Centre for Alternative Technology. Anna is interested in transformation of the built environment and land use in connection with adaptation strategies and biodiversity enhancement.
Rosa has a background in law and environmental studies. She has worked in corporate environmental law in New Zealand, followed by a stint in international criminal law with the UN in Cambodia. Rosa has always been involved with and interested in the climate change sphere, and will be utilising her legal and research experience to support Track 0’s work.