Jessica Brown is the Executive Director of the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (www.k-cep.org). She is an internationally recognized expert with a decade and a half of experience in international climate policy, climate finance, and sustainable development.
Before joining ClimateWorks, Jessica was the Associate Director of Climate Policy Initiative. Jessica also served as Foreign Affairs Officer at the State Department where she led the international climate finance negotiations on behalf of the United States. Jessica has also worked as a Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute and Associate at California Environmental Associates.
Jessica holds a Masters in International Development Studies from the London School of Economics, a Masters in Environmental Policy from Columbia University, and a Bachelors in Political Science from Barnard College.