Research Officer, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

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 of 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 in 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.