Charlotte Watts

Former Programme Coordinator, Environment and Society Centre


Charlotte joined Chatham House as a programme co-ordinator in the Environment and Society Programme, contributing to the successful delivery of several projects including the annual Waddesdon club, the IUU fishing forum and the AFRICAP programme.

Prior to joining Chatham House, she worked in project management for an international development consultancy, managing the delivery of the UK government’s Prosperity Fund projects.

Before this, she programme managed large scale youth programmes across 3 regions for a UK-based charity; delivering and building relationships with top executives at multinational companies. Her voluntary experience has taken her to Nicaragua, where worked on a DFID funded WASH project, assisting fellow Nicaraguan volunteers.

Charlotte has a BA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Sussex, and has completed an MSc in Population and International Development, where she focused particularly on the relationship between people and the environment, specialising in disaster risk reduction, sustainable livelihoods and climate resilience.

Past experience

2018-19 Consultant, Project Manager and Prosperity Fund Coordinator, IMC Worldwide
2017-18 MSc in Population and International Development, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
2016-17 Programme Associate Manager, The Challenge
2011-14 Ba (Hons) in Geography with a focus on international development, University of Sussex