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Lucy Kitson

Program Assistant and Policy Advisor

Lucy Kitson works as a Program Assistant and Policy Advisor in the IISD Geneva office.  Her focus areas are Climate Change, Energy and Trade.  She has over seven years’ experience in the Energy Sector, which includes five years working as a commercial analyst in the oil and gas industry and, more recently, in the renewables industry.  Prior to this she worked as a researcher at University of Cambridge, focusing on the economics and deployment of renewable generation. Lucy has experience of sustainable development issues in the business environment, having worked at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) as a Project Officer, focusing on the Cement and Tyre Sectors.  She also has a degree in Development Economics (MSc.) and work experience in India, China and Tanzania.

  • Education

    Master of Science – Economic Development (2003): School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

    Bachelor of Arts – Economics (2000): University of Durham.