Svetlana Frenova, PhD candidate


Svetlana is a climate finance and gender expert with 13+ years of experience and a postgraduate qualification in environment and resource management from the Vrije University of Amsterdam.  Svetlana  has been working with a wide range of organisations, including UNDP, UNIDO, EBRD, WB, IFC to assist with accessing climate finance from multilateral climate funds and increasing gender responsiveness of climate finance projects. She is a member of UNFCCC Gender Constituency and, currently, she holds a position of the regional  advisor to Green Climate Fund. 

Svetlana will be working under the supervision of Prof. Clancy and Prof. Coenen and she will be studying the role of women organisations in transformative climate finance governance, including the impact of women engagement on climate finance disbursed by the UNFCCC climate funds. 

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