Jodi-Ann is a policy analyst working at the intersection of sustainable finance policy and climate justice, focusing on just transition planning and the global financial architecture. 


Prior to joining the Grantham Institute, Jodi-Ann was a climate policy specialist at the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, working closely with governments and financial institutions on implementing the regulatory frameworks and actions needed to align financial flows with the goals of the Paris Agreement. With a background in International Development and a focus on South-South climate governance, Jodi-Ann has previously held roles at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, The China Global South Project, and the Ghana Ministry of Youth and Sports. Jodi-Ann is passionate about intergenerational justice, and serves as a member of the UN Expert Group on Resource Management, leads the Commonwealth Youth Climate Change Network, and previously negotiated at the G20 as a Canadian youth delegate. She received a BA (high honours) in International Studies from Kenyon College (US) where she was also a jazz music scholar, and an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge.  

Research Interests

  • Sovereign and corporate just transition planning
  • Policy frameworks that deliver a whole-of-society just transition 
  • Sustainable development finance and financial inclusion
  • Intergenerational equity in sustainable finance
  • Green industrial policy 


Policy - 2024

Policy - 2023


Events - 2023


News - 2024

News - 2023

Realising an equitable transition to net zero societies would not only directly tackle some of the most pressing socio-ecological challenges today, but also redress historical and systemic global inequities. One of the exciting developments for COP28 is the continuing discussion around the Work Programme on Just Transition, but just transition considerations need to be embedded across more of the agenda at the summit. Read more

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