Natalie Jones is a policy advisor in IISD’s Energy Program. Her work focuses on a managed phase-out of oil and gas production in line with the Paris Agreement goals, including via international public finance.
Before joining IISD, Natalie carried out postdoctoral research at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge, where she remains a research affiliate. Natalie has also worked with the Stockholm Environment Institute, IISD’s Earth Negotiations Bulletin, the Urgenda Foundation’s Climate Litigation Network, the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defence, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Future Generations, various youth climate campaign organizations, and as a judges’ clerk in the High Court of New Zealand.
Natalie holds a PhD and LLM in international law from the University of Cambridge and undergraduate degrees in physics and law from the University of Canterbury. She is an admitted barrister and solicitor in Aotearoa New Zealand. Natalie is based in London.