Lauren is C40’s Policy Engagement Officer in the Climate Finance, Knowledge and Partnerships team, working with C40’s research and campaigns teams to make C40’s knowledge products more impactful for targeted outreach.

Lauren holds a masters from Erasmus Mundus in Environmental Science, Policy and Management which has taken her to Vienna, Austria, and Lund, Sweden. She recently conducted a research project on the landscape of Green New Deal advocacy in Europe to inform the Green New Deal Cities knowledge hub of the Global Center for Climate Justice, based in Boston.

Prior to her master’s studies, Lauren lived and worked in Edinburgh for an environmental management consultancy which gave her an understanding of this side of the environmental sector. This was following her graduation from a Biology BSc, within which she focused on the overlap between human and environmental health. During her bachelors studies, she worked for a climate legal charity to encourage greater ambition from the UK government.