Lucy is a Programme Associate at UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre (former UNEP DTU) since April 2017. Her work focuses on support to developing countries in identifying climate technology needs and building capacity for accessing financing in implementing these technologies through the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) process. She is the current country coordinator for Liberia and part of the TNA’s management team.
She has undertaken empirical research in the East African region on trade barriers in environmental goods and worked in the areas of science-policy interface such as policy diffusion, STI and climate change mitigation between Africa and Europe. She has in-country working experience (research, trainings, and implementation) in Belgium, France, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Republic of Korea, South Africa, and USA. Her areas of expertise also include waste management, circular economy and energy transitions at sub-national levels.
Prior to joining UNEP DTU, Lucy collaborated with CGIARs research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and conducted research on agricultural technologies in (I)NDCs.
She holds a Master’s degree in Geography from Copenhagen University and has through trainings and courses specialized in climate change and urban transitions.