Our Team

IISD has over 150 full-time staff, plus more than 100 associates and consultants working around the world and across many disciplines. We are chemists and biologists. We are political scientists, lawyers, and economists. We are researchers, reporters and communications experts. Above all, we're connected by our dedication to sustainable development.

Economic Law and Policy

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Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder

Executive Director, IISD Europe; Senior Director, Economic Law & Policy

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Greg Radford

Director, IGF

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Isabelle Ramdoo

Deputy Director, IGF

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Benjamin Simmons

Director, Sustainable Infrastructure

Ieva Barsauskaite

Ieva Baršauskaitė

Senior Policy Advisor

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Maria Barral

Communications Officer

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Andrea Bassi

Senior Associate

Ronja Bechauf

Ronja Bechauf

Policy Analyst

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Steffany Bermúdez

Policy Analyst

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Tumpa Bithy

Program Assistant

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Sophie Blais

Communications Assistant

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Jonathan Bonnitcha

Senior Associate

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Sarah Brewin

Associate, Advisor Agriculture and Investment

Yelena Bugakova, IISD Program Assistant, Economic Law and Policy

Yelena Bugakova

Senior Program Assistant

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Facundo Calvo

Policy Analyst, Trade and Agriculture

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Edoardo Carlucci

Policy Analyst, Sustainable Finance

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Liesbeth Casier

Lead, Public Procurement and Sustainable Infrastructure Policy and Coordinator of the NBI Global Resource Centre

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Rodrigo Chavez

Program Financial Analyst

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Aaron Cosbey

Senior Associate

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Mohamed Coulibaly

Associate

Emma Cutler

Emma Cutler

System Dynamics Analyst

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Ramon Dator

Program Financial Analyst

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Caroline Dommen

Senior Associate

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Ellyn Duke-Watson

Communications Assistant

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Tristan Easton

Senior Project Manager

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Sara Elder

Senior Policy Advisor, Standards Workstream

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Tristan Irschlinger

Policy Advisor, Fisheries Subsidies

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Rashmi Jose

Policy Advisor

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Michail Kapetanakis

Research Analyst

Abas Kinda, Associate, IISD

Abas Kinda

Associate

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Cristina Larrea

Lead II, Sustainability Standards

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Thomas Lassourd

Senior Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives

Lysiane Lefebvre, IISD Project Assistant, Economic Law and Policy

Lysiane Lefebvre

Senior Project Assistant

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Brice Li

Project Manager

Erika Luna Perez, Junior Policy Analyst, IISD

Erika Luna Perez

Junior Policy Analyst

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Nyaguthii Maina

Associate

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Rebecca Meaton

Senior Office Administrator

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Sally Millett

Communications Officer

Hafiz Mirza

Hafiz Mirza

Lead, Responsible Agricultural Investment Research

Kulthoum Motsumi

Kulthoum Motsumi

Associate

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Clémence Naré

Outreach Manager and Law Advisor, IGF

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Suzy H. Nikièma

Lead, Sustainable Investment

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Aanuoluwa Ogundipe

Communications Assistant

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Georg Pallaske

Associate

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Elka Parveva-Kern

Senior Project Manager

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David Perri

Senior Communications Officer, Economic Law and Policy

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Marion Provencher Langlois

Gender Analyst

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Alexandra Readhead

Lead, Tax and Extractives

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Marina Ruete

Associate

Florencia Sarmiento, IISD Policy Analyst

Florencia Sarmiento

Policy Analyst

Stefanie Schacherer

Stefanie Schacherer

Associate

Lukas Schaugg

Lukas Schaugg

International Law Analyst

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Susan Sekirime

Project Manager

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Morten Siersted

Senior Associate

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Lionel Simeon

Project Manager

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Jaqueline Taquiri

Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives

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Viola Tarus

Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives

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Ege Tekinbas

Senior Policy Advisor, Gender Equity

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Flavia Thomé

Head of Operations, Economic Law and Policy, and Advisor to the President & CEO on Project Operations

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Alice Tipping

Lead, Sustainable Trade and Fisheries Subsidies

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Mianú Ortega Trujillo

Research Analyst

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Ronald Tundang

Associate

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Laura Turley

Associate

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David Uzsoki

Senior Advisor & Lead, Sustainable Finance

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Vivek Voora

Senior Associate

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Meizhen Wang

Policy Analyst II

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Sean Woolfrey

Senior Advisor & Research Coordinator

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Mavra Zehra

Project Manager, Economic Law and Policy

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Samantha Zhang

Policy Analyst

Water

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Matthew McCandless

Senior Director, Fresh Water & Executive Director, IISD-ELA

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Pauline Gerrard

Deputy Director, IISD-ELA

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Dimple Roy

Director, Water Management

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Sumeep Bath

Editorial & Communications Manager, IISD Experimental Lakes Area

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Erin Bend

Senior Officer, Philanthropy, IISD-ELA

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Paul Blanchfield

Research Fellow

Blake Cooney

Blake Cooney

Chemist I, IISD-ELA

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Cyndy Desjardins

Food Web Biologist

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Paul Fafard

Field Sampling Technician II, IISD-ELA

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Richard Grosshans

Lead, Bioeconomy

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Bill Hamlin

Associate

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Sonya Havens

Research Chemist, IISD-ELA

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Chris Hay

Scientific Data Officer

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Lauren Hayhurst

Fisheries Research Biologist II, IISD-ELA

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Hans Herrmann

Senior Associate

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Scott Higgins

Research Scientist, IISD-ELA

Petra Kiwan, IISD Project Manager

Petra Kiwan

Project Manager

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Lee Hrenchuk

Senior Biologist, IISD-ELA

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Donna Laroque

Program Assistant, IISD-ELA

Ted Lawrence

Ted Lawrence

Executive Director, IISD-ACARE

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Murray MacKay

Research Fellow

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Josée Méthot

Senior Policy Specialist, Water

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Roger Mollot

Operations Manager II, IISD-ELA

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Payton Morrisseau

Outreach Assistant, IISD-ELA

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Hisham Osman

Research Fellow

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Vince Palace

Head Research Scientist, IISD-ELA

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Michael Paterson

Senior Research Scientist, IISD-ELA

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Jim Perry

Associate

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Louie Porta

Senior Associate

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Marina Puzyreva

Policy Advisor

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Ashley Rawluk

Policy Advisor

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Michael Rennie

Research Fellow, IISD-ELA

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Ken Sandilands

Biologist - Field Coordinator, IISD-ELA

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Joey Simoes

Hydrologist II

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Madeline Stanley

Policy Advisor

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Darren Swanson

Senior Associate

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Lauren Timlick

Biologist II - Ecotoxicology, IISD-ELA

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Sarah Warrack

Outreach and Education Officer, IISD-ELA

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Dilber Yunus

Outreach Officer, IISD-ELA