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Jessica Brown

San Francisco


Regional Expertise
Subject Expertise
  • public climate finance
  • international climate negotiations
  • climate funds
  • multilateral climate finance
  • private climate finance
  • monitoring and evaluation

Jessica Brown

Associate Director

Jessica Brown is Associate Director at CPI and supports CPI’s work on global climate finance. Jessica previously served as a Foreign Affairs Officer at the State Department where she led all international climate finance negotiations on behalf of the United States government. Before that, she served as a Research Fellow for the Overseas Development Institute, where she focused her research on measuring, tracking, and assessing the effectiveness of international climate finance flows. Jessica has also worked at California Environmental Associates where she designed and evaluated environmental programs for private, philanthropic, and non-governmental clients. Jessica is an internationally recognized expert and policy maker with 15 years of experience in environmental and climate change research, analysis and consulting.

Jessica holds a Masters in International Development Studies from the London School of Economics and a Masters in Environmental Policy from Columbia University.