Mathilde Brix Pedersen

Mathilde Brix Pedersen

PhD student

Marmorvej 51, Building FN Byen, Room 3.7.19

2100 København Ø

Denmark

Phone: 45335323

Mathilde has her background in human and environmental geography. Her studies included field-work researching bio-fuel production in Northern Tanzania from a livelihood perspective and value chain analysis of fuel efficient cooks stove production in Cambodia. As part of her master's degree she did a six months internship in Vietnam researching and identifying opportunities for climate change mitigation energy projects at community and household level benefitting the rural poor population of Northern Vietnam. From 2007-08 she worked in the private sector in Canada developing wind power projects conducting regional wind and spatial data analysis using a Geographical Information System (GIS).

 

Mathilde joined URC in January 2011 as a research assistant and works in the Cleaner Energy Development group. She is involved in the work of the Global Network on Energy for Sustainable Development (gnesd.org) and other work related to energy access and rural electrification. She has been responsible for the newly launched database of good examples of energy access cases (energy-access.gnesd.org).

CV

Education

2003 - 2010 Geography and Geoinformatics - University of Copenhagen

Academic grades

Cand.scient

Professional experience

2006 - 2007 Associate Project Developer - Finavera Renewables Inc.
2008 - 2008 Student Assistant - DI
2009 - 2009 Intern - Care International, Vietnam
2010 - 2010 Research Assistant - University of Copenhagen
2011 - 2013 Research Assistant - UNEP Risoe Centre

Languages

Danish, English

International experience

Mathilde has international experience from her work in the wind energy sector in Vancouver, Canada, from work on biofuels and livelihood strategies in Northern Tanzania and from work with energy access and low carbon development strategies and poverty alleviation in Northern Vietnam and Cambodia.

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