Ingrid JEGOU is the Director for Climate, Energy and Natural Resources in ICTSD. She is part of the Senior Management of ICTSD, and serves on the Committee for Operations and Strategy. Ms Jegou, who holds a Masters of Economics from Lund University in Sweden, joined ICTSD in 2009, first as a Research Fellow and later as a Senior Programme Officer, then as the Senior Manager of the Global Platform on Climate Change, Trade and Sustainable Energy , before taking up her current position.
Ms. Jegou has served as a Senior Adviser and a Senior Economist at the Swedish National Board of Trade in Stockholm, where she dealt with issues related to trade, sustainable development, and climate change. Prior to this, she served as an analyst at the National Board of Trade, specializing in trade and development, with a particular focus on the WTO. She has also worked as an analyst for the Swedish Institute for Food and Agricultural Economics, where she conducted research in the area of international trade in agricultural goods.
Ingrid Jegou is a Member of the Expert Task Force on Rules of Trade and Investment of the World Energy Council. She is also non-voting member of the Alliance of Sustainable Energy Trade Initiatives, the SETI Alliance, and has previously represented ICTSD in the Green Growth Action Alliance in the working group on green trade. She is the ICTSD task leader in the EU research project “Carbon CAP”, and the group manager for two E15 expert groups on trade and climate change and on trade and clean energy. She was previously a member of the Climate Strategies-Stanley Foundation led initiative “Global Research-Policy Interface Climate 2015”,advising the Paris conference “Our common future under climate change”. Ingrid was also a member of two projects driven by the Centre for European Policy Studies, CEPS, the “Roundtable- Climate for Sustainable Growth” and the “Carbon Market Forum”.
She has authored and co-authored a number of papers on trade and climate change, particularly focusing on emissions trading schemes, border measures and free allowances, as well as on trade and development more broadly and on trade in agriculture. Ms Jegou is an experienced speaker and meeting moderator.