Elizabeth leads Global Counsel’s work on climate and sustainability. She has more than a decade of experience advising corporates, investors, governments and NGOs on areas including climate finance, ESG screening and reporting, green building, sustainable transport, waste and resource management, and agriculture, forestry and food supply chains.
She has served as an advisor to the United Nations Committee on World Food Security and to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Prior to joining the UN system, Elizabeth held a range of roles working in private consulting, development finance, and environmental advocacy throughout Latin America, Africa, and Asia focused on climate change and sustainability.
At Global Counsel, Elizabeth leads teams advising corporates, investors, foundations, and small businesses on navigating climate and sustainability policy, assisting clients with understanding both the risks and opportunities.
Recent examples of her work include:
- Advising clients on climate policy and business strategy from COP engagement, to net-zero strategy development and implementation, to the nitty gritty details of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.
- Leads Global Counsel’s ESG support to both corporates and investors covering strategy developments, portfolio analysis, due diligence, benchmarking, and ESG risk mitigation and improvement.
- Supporting clients in understanding quickly evolving regulatory areas including EU sustainable finance action plan, plastics and waste and resource strategies globally, and the future of food and engagement in the Food Systems Summit.