Evidence. Passion. Sustainability.


Our Issue Experts

Share This

Melissa Harris

Melissa Harris

Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Change Mitigation

Melissa Harris is a Senior Policy Advisor with Climate Change Mitigation, Energy. Before joining IISD, she was a research correspondent for UNFCCC’s climate change negotiations, reporting policy-relevant developments, providing briefings and summaries for stakeholders at the University of Western Ontario, and attending Bonn Climate Talks in 2010/2011, the UN Climate Conference in 2010, and COPs 15-17. Melissa has also worked as a project manager for the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management at the Richard Ivey School of Business, providing policy-relevant research and recommendations to municipal, provincial and federal governments.

  • Education

    Master of Political Science (2009): University of Western Ontario.

    Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) – Political Science (2008): University of Western Ontario.