About us

Dr Annela Anger-Kraavi
Chief Executive

Annela is a Chief Executive of the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics. She holds a PhD in Climate Change Economics and MPhil in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge and has been 16 years an active researcher in the area of climate change economics and policy, leads projects and teaches. She is Co-Chair of the Katowice Committee of Experts on the Impacts of the Implementation of Response Measures (KCI) of the UNFCCC, an EU negotiator to the UNFCCC and recent Vice-Chair of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA). In March 2020 she was invited to and became a Member of the Estonian Association for the Club of Rome. Annela enjoys working closely with policymakers, businesses and environmental campaigners. Her research interests include macroeconomic analysis of impacts of climate change (and other environmental) policies on national economies, social implications (including gender, age and inequality impacts) of low-carbon transition, green growth, and applied macroeconomics. She advises developing and developed country governments and UN bodies, serves on advisory boards of academic bodies and institutions and is a visiting professor at universities in the EU and beyond. Annela loves sailing and practicing upright bass and is the mother of two children.

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