Nadia Ameli

Associate Fellow, Global Economy and Finance Programme

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Nadia is an experienced researcher on economic, finance and policy aspects of climate change and related energy issues. Her work explores the cross-cutting role of finance in the global transition to a low-carbon economy, with a particular emphasis on avenues for integrating finance elements into climate policy design to trigger investment growth.

Currently, she is a principal research fellow with a proleptic academic appointment at UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (UCL ISR). She has recently been awarded an ERC starting grant (LINKS) focusing on the role of climate finance to meet the Paris goals (2019-2024).

Nadia also brings research insights into policymaking and practical experience to bear upon academic studies. Her research supported work at several international public policy organizations, including the OECD, the World Bank and the Green Climate Fund; and received coverage in Financial Times, Bloomberg and Forbes

Past experience

2019-present Principal Research Fellow, University College London
2016-18 Senior Research Associate, , University College London
2013-15 Junior Economist, Green Growth Unit Economics Department OECD
2012 Researcher, Mitigation Innovation and Transformation Pathways (MITP), Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)