Ingrid SIDENVALL 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 and currently is enrolled at the graduate level with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, joined ICTSD in 2009 with the programme on Climate and Energy, before taking up her current position in 2016.
Ms. Jegou has previously served as a Senior Adviser and a Senior Economist at the Swedish National Board of Trade in Stockholm. Prior to this, she worked as an analyst for the Swedish Institute for Food and Agricultural Economics. She has interned at the European Commission, DG AGRI.
Ingrid Jegou is and has been a member of various committees, including the Expert Task Force on Rules of Trade and Investment of the World Energy Council; the Alliance of Sustainable Energy Trade Initiatives, the SETI Alliance; and the working group on green trade of the Green Growth Action Alliance. She was 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 has been engaged with the several policy- and research projects with Climate Strategies, the Stanley Foundation andthe Centre for European Policy Studies, CEPS.
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.