Anika is a Policy Analyst working on climate action and international finance. She coordinates the Grantham Research Institute’s engagement with the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action.
Prior to joining the Grantham Research Institute, Anika spent two years working for the environmental disclosure charity CDP. As Senior Policy Officer she researched and analysed corporate disclosure and climate policy, and supported CDP’s policy engagement with the UK Government and the UNFCCC. She previously also worked at Oxfam’s EU Advocacy Office in Brussels.
Anika holds a MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick and a BA in Political Science from the University of Tübingen.
- Greening the recovery from Covid-19
- The role of finance ministers in driving climate action
- Green New Deal-style political programmes
Policy - 2023
This guide covers the case for climate leadership by Ministries of Finance, a framework for mainstreaming climate into their core functions and capabilities, and priorities for action. It is aimed primarily at Ministries of Finance but is designed to be useful to anyone seeking to better understand the role of these ministries in driving climate action. Read more
News - 2022
Strong recovery packages from COVID-19 that also lay the foundations for a sustainable transformation must remain at the top of Finance Ministers’ agendas, argue Amar Bhattacharya and Anika Heckwolf. Read more
News - 2021
Anika Heckwolf unpacks what the Germany’s new coalition government’s manifesto says on climate – and what that means for the global climate agenda. Read more