Fernanda  Gimenes

Fernanda Gimenes

PhD candidate in Environmental Policy and Development

Department of Geography and Environment

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Key Expertise
Global Climate Finance, Sustainable Finance

About me

Fernanda’s doctoral research explores climate finance governance in emerging market countries. Fernanda is particularly interested in discussing the drivers of national strategies in the field of climate finance, more specifically understanding cross-country variance and demonstrating how institutions of governance shape political action and outcomes related to climate finance.

Fernanda holds an MSc degree in Environment & Development from LSE, where she was awarded the E&D Dissertation Prize for work on drivers of support for corporate social responsibility. She also holds an MSc degree in Sustainable Development and a BA in International Relations from the University of Brasilia, Brazil. Fernanda has also worked at the United Nations Environment Programme, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, conducting research and managing projects on sustainable finance, climate change and ecosystem services.

Academic supervisors

Dr Richard Perkins
Prof Kathryn Hochstetler


Expertise Details

Environmental Governance; Political Economy of the Environment