Matthew Hengesbaugh

Writer, Earth Negotiations Bulletin

Matthew Hengesbaugh is a Writer with Earth Negotiations Bulletin as well as a Communications Coordinator and Policy Researcher supporting the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) with action research on the 2030 Development Agenda. Originally from the United States, he has worked extensively in the Asia-Pacific region, advocating and delivering sustainable development policy objectives since 2006.

Matthew Hengesbaugh's various assignments over the years have included advising and consulting with the United Nations, including the International Labour Organization and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), on issues such as climate change, green jobs, green economy, and sustainable consumption and production. 

With ENB since 2019, he received his M.A. from University of Trento, Italy, where, as an Erasmus Mundus scholar, he studied Local Economic Development. He also holds a M.A. in International Relations from the University of Wollongong, Australia, as well as B.A.s in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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