Research Officer - Economist
Lucy Kitson works as an economist 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.
- Stopping Payments to Polluters: Clearing the air with fossil fuel subsidy reform in China and India Improving urban air quality is a headline concern in both India and China. Fossil fuel subsidy reform is a potentially powerful tool in securing an improvement for both countries.