Independent Expert, Sustainable Energy and Climate Policy
Mari Luomi is a policy-oriented social scientist with 15 years of experience with think tanks, academia and consulting. She is best known for her work on climate change policy in the Gulf. In her other core area of expertise, global climate governance, she has a decade of hands-on experience having participated in U.N. climate change negotiations in various capacities, including capacity development and reporting. She has worked for leading sustainable development and foreign policy research institutions: the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Georgetown University, and Finnish Institute of International Affairs. Most recently, she led a research program at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy on energy, climate change, and sustainable development. Luomi holds a PhD in Middle Eastern studies from Durham University and an MSSc in international politics from the University of Helsinki.