Head of Programme
UNEP Risø Centre Risø Campus, Frederiksborgvej 399, Building 142, 058
Anne heads the Climate Resilient Development Programme at UNEP Risø Centre (URC) and is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of URC’s activities on climate change adaptation. She has15 years’ experience in research, technical assistance and policy advice on climate change adaptation and mitigation in the context of sustainable development. Anne joined URC as a PhD student in 1997 and has previously held Economist and Senior Economist positions at the Centre.
Currently, much of Anne’s work is in methodology development and technical support for socio-economic assessment, prioritization and implementation of adaptation actions. Anne has extensive experience on inter-disciplinary climate change adaptation project management at URC including the CC DARE project, a US$10 million joint UNEP-UNDP program on climate change adaptation in 11 sub-Saharan Africa. Together with colleagues, she is currently building an umbrella of new activities on the economics of climate change adaptation and decision making under risk and uncertainty. Anne is also involved in the analytical adaptation work under the Technology Needs Assessment project, she works on the EU funded AfriCAN project and is the Content Coordinator of the UNEP 2012 Emissions Gap Report.
Anne has been a member of the UN Development Group Task Team on Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change and Rio +20 since 2009; has served on a number of Steering Committees; and is a peer reviewer for international academic journals, including World Development (Elsevier) and Climate and Development (Elsevier).
Publication: Research - peer-review › Report – Annual report year: 2012
Publication: Research › Sound/Visual production (digital) – Annual report year: 2011
Publication: Communication › Book – Annual report year: 2011
Integrating climate change adaptation in energy planning and decision-making - Key challenges and opportunities
Activity: Lecture and oral contribution
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