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.
- 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
This report marks the launch of the Just Transition Finance Lab by the Grantham Research Institute, outlining the urgency of the just transition, obstacles to progress and how the Lab will address these through four priority work areas in 2024. Read more
This report consists of a submission by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment on different elements of the UNFCCC work programme on just transition pathways (JTWP). Read more
Policy - 2023
This submission aims to support the work of the UNFCCC Just Transition Work Programme by providing recommendations on its necessary priorities and objectives. Read more
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
This ESG Clarity podcast features young campaigners and climate activists giving their views on the future of the finance and... Read more
In this podcast by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Prof. Jesús San Miguel Ayanz joins Jodi-Ann Wang to consider current and future wildfire trends. Read more