Antonina is a Policy Fellow – Research Project Lead at the Transition Pathway Initiative Centre), an investor-backed initiative that provides asset owners and managers with data on the carbon performance and climate governance of the world’s largest listed companies. She carries out research and analysis on carbon intensive industry sectors, assesses companies’ emissions pathways, and contributes to methodology developments.
Prior to joining the TPI Centre, Antonina interned at the Climate Bonds Initiative, assisting research on green bond issuers’ use of proceeds reporting. She has also worked at the International Renewable Energy Agency, primarily on data collection for long-term electricity system modelling of countries in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, she has experience working on aquatic invasive species ecology at a research lab, on conflicts surrounding hydroelectric projects at a Panamanian non-profit, and on sustainability initiatives at McGill’s student housing facilities department.
Antonina holds an Honours BSc in Environmental Sciences from McGill University and graduated with Distinction from the MSc in Environmental Change and Management at the University of Oxford. She received the ECM Dissertation Publication Prize in order to publish her research on labour econometrics and Just Transition in Alberta, Canada.
• Climate finance
• Sustainable development
• Just Transition
Research - 2022
The authors of this paper explore the direct and indirect employment impacts that could result from the low-carbon transition by analysing the effect of oil price fluctuations on the labour market of Alberta, a Canadian province economically reliant on oil sands extraction. Read more
News - 2023
Ahead of the first ever high-level ministerial roundtable on just transition, to be held at COP28, Antonina Scheer, Tiffanie Chan and Setenay Hizliok outline a blueprint to drive discussions with national policymakers on priority areas for connecting climate ambition with social justice. Read more