Jill Duggan SENIOR ADVISOR, GLOBAL POLICY
Areas of expertise: Clean energy, climate policy, carbon markets
Jill oversees EDF Europe, drawing on her extensive international career in climate, environment and energy policy. She is developing EDF’s strategic vision for Europe, building partnerships with key EU stakeholders, drawing on EDF’s strong science and economics base to provide cross cutting resilient solutions to the 21st century environmental challenges.
Jill hasworked for governments, industry as well as think tanks and progressive business groups, including as Director of the European Green Growth Platform. Jill has advised governments in Europe and around the world on emissions trading and climate policy.
Béla Galgóczi SENIOR RESEARCHER
Areas of expertise: employment and social policies, sustainable development, impact of crisis, labour mobility, restructuring, managing change, location competition, Central Eastern Europe
Bela Galgoczi has been working as senior research officer at the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Brussels since April 2003. His main research fields over the years have been capital and labour mobility in the EU, third country migration and income convergence.
His current research focus is a just transition towards a carbon neutral economy with focus on fair labour market transitions in carbon intensive sectors and regions. He has a degree in electronical engineering (Budapest Technical University), in sociology (University of Sciences Budapest) with post-graduate studies in political science University of Amsterdam). He also holds a Ph.D. in economics (Hungarian Academy of Sciences).
Jill Jäger INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR
Areas of expertise: Climate policy expert, stakeholder engagement expert and specialised in scenario building and vision building
Jill Jäger is an independent scholar based in Vienna. In 1987, she became Project Leader at the Stockholm Environment Institute, and in 1991, she became Director of the Climate Policy Division of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy.
She joined the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in 1994, where she was Deputy Director until 1998. After that, she was Executive Director of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) from 1999 until 2002 and then worked at the Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI) from 2004 until 2014.
Jiang Lin ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Areas of expertise: Energy and climate policy, Non‐CO2 GHG (methane, F‐gas, and etc) emissions pathways, electricity market and planning, low‐carbon economics transition and appliance efficiency issues in China
Dr. Jiang Lin is the Nat Simons Presidential Chair in China Energy Policy at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and a Staff Scientist at its Energy Analysis and Environmental Impact Division. From 2016-2020, he was a co-Director of the Berkeley-Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change. From 2007-2016, Dr. Lin was the Director of the Energy Foundation’s China Sustainable Energy Program (2007-2013) and Senior Vice President for Strategy and Analysis (2014-2016).
Dr. Lin has a PhD in Demography from the University of California-Berkeley, an MS in Population Studies and BS from the Department of Cybernetics Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
Aparna Mathur SENIOR MANAGER IN ECONOMICS at AMAZN and ALUMNI at HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL
Areas of expertise: Economist ‐ labor and employment related challenges faced by Amazon’s domestic and global workforce, with a view to informing best policy
Aparna Mathur is a Senior Manager in Economics at Amazon. She was a Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center between 2021-2023, and is now an alumni of the Center.
Prior to this, she was a Senior Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers and a Resident Scholar in Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2005 after completing a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and an undergraduate degree from Hindu College in Delhi University. Her academic research has focused on income inequality and mobility, tax policy, labor markets and small businesses and she has published in top academic journals.