Our People

IEEP staff includes lawyers and natural and social scientists with experience in several European countries. Our European outlook is reflected in the variety of our backgrounds and languages spoken. We currently have staff from more than a dozen nationalities.

Senior Staff

  • David Baldock

    Executive Director

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2670

    Specialist subjects:
    Agriculture and the environment, Integration of the environment into other policies, European strategies and global aspects of EU policy

  • Patrick ten Brink

    Senior Fellow and Head of Brussels office

    +32 (0) 2738 7474

    Specialist subjects:
    Valuing nature, environmental economics and benefits assessments, market based instruments and subsidy reform, voluntary agreements, beyond GDP indicators, climate change and transport

  • Andrew Farmer

    Director of Research and Head of Industry, Waste and Water Programme

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2673

    Specialist subjects:
    water, pollution control and effects of pollution, marine, enlargement

  • Claire Froomberg

    Head of Finance & Operations

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2676

Researchers

  • Kaley Hart

    Senior Fellow and Head of Agriculture and Land Management Programme

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2681

    Specialist subjects:
    CAP reform and EU rural development policy, agri-environment policy

  • Ben Allen

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2682

    Specialist subjects:
    land use, land management, agri-environment policy, CAP reform, biofuels, bioenergy

  • Allan Buckwell

    Senior Research Fellow

    +44 (0)20 7799 2244

    Specialist subjects:
    CAP reform and EU rural development policy, agri-environment policy, land management

  • Clunie Keenleyside

    Research Fellow

    +44 (0) 20 7799 2244

    Specialist subjects:
    European agricultural, environmental and rural development policy

  • Hetty Menadue

    Policy Analyst

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2683

    Specialist subjects:
    CAP reform and EU rural development policy, agri-environment policy

  • Graham Tucker

    Senior Fellow and Head of Biodiversity Programme

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2688

    Specialist subjects:
    biodiversity conservation policies and legislation, climate change and biodiversity adaptation

  • Marianne Kettunen

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +358 40 4854844

    Specialist subjects:
    nature conservation and biodiversity, invasive alien species, ecosystem services and the value of biodiversity, biodiversity and the EU budget

  • A.J. McConville

    Policy Analyst

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2684

    Specialist subjects:
    economics of biodiversity, sustainable rural development

  • Evelyn Underwood

    Policy Analyst

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2675

    Specialist subjects:
    biodiversity and nature conservation, ecosystem services and the value of biodiversity, Sustainable agriculture

  • Catherine Bowyer

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +44 (0) 20 7799 2244

    Specialist subjects:
    EU institutional development, environmental assessment and evaluation, waste, climate change

  • Bettina Kretschmer

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +32 (0) 27387478

    Specialist subjects:
    biofuels, bioenergy, renewable energy policy

  • Leonardo Mazza

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +32 (0) 2738 7477

    Specialist subjects:
    biodiversity and nature conservation, environmental economics, environmental policy integration, environmental assessment and evaluation

  • Daniela Russi

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2672

    Specialist subjects:
    environmental economics, ecological economics, payment for ecosystem services (PES), integrated assessment of environmental policies

  • Kristof Geeraerts

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +32 (0) 2738 7473

    Specialist subjects:
    institutional and strategic EU developments, environmental governance, transposition and implementation of EU directives, environmental liability directive

  • Peter Hjerp

    Senior Policy Analyst

    Specialist subjects:
    environmental assessments and evaluations, environmental policy integration, land use planning, urban environment, chemicals

  • Keti Medarova-Bergstrom

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +32 (0) 2738 7479

    Specialist subjects:
    cohesion policy, EU Budget Review, environmental governance, environmental integration, climate mainstreaming and proofing

  • Sirini Withana

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +32 (0) 2738 7483

    Specialist subjects:
    EU institutional developments, environmental governance, European strategies

  • Marc Pallemaerts

    Senior Fellow and Head of Global Issues and External Action Programme

    +32 (0) 2738 7471

    Specialist subjects:
    environmental law and governance, public participation, climate change, chemicals and the EU's role in global environmental policy

  • Stephanie Newman

    Policy Analyst

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2685

    Specialist subjects:
    fisheries management, marine conservation

  • Emma Watkins

    Senior Policy Analyst

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2686

    Specialist subjects:
    waste, sustainable consumption and production, industrial pollution, air pollution

  • Andrea Illes

    Policy Analyst

    +44 (0)20 7799 2689

    Specialist subjects:
    climate change, environmental governance, EU strategic developments, Climate change mitigation and adaptation, Climate mainstreaming

  • Martin Nesbit

    Senior Fellow and Head of Environment and Climate Governance

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2671

    Specialist subjects:
    environmental governance, CAP, climate and energy policy, EU decision-making, rural development policy

Operations

  • Nicola Jégat

    Accounts and Administrative Assistant

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2677

  • Jens Lindblad

    Finance & IT Manager

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2678

  • Sandra Mootoosamy

    Senior Administrator, Brussels

    +32 (0) 2738 7482

  • Hillary Vipond

    Personal Assistant to Director

    +44 (0) 20 7340 2670

Associates

  • Nigel Haigh

    Honorary Fellow

  • Olivia Bina

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    ecological sustainability, environmental governance theory , Chinese and European theories and practice, strategic environmental assessment

  • Chris Clarke

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    public policy, environmental liability, North American enforcement and insurance issues

  • Martina Herodes

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    environmental policy integration, international business and management, EU and national strategies for sustainable development

  • Clare Coffey

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    local civil society, good governance, public policy advocacy, programme and project development

  • Janet Dwyer

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    landscape management, protection of the cultural heritage, sustainable agriculture and rural development

  • Liz Mills

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    urban environment, land use planning, climate change and energy, territorial cohesion, governance, sustainable cities

  • Camilla Adelle

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    environmental governance, sustainable development, environmental policy integration, impact assessment

  • Ian Skinner

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    European and national transport policy and the environment, greening transport taxation

  • Clare Shine

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    coastal/marine management, regional capacity-building, legal and institutional frameworks for biodiversity conservation

  • Jana Poláková

    IEEP Associate

    Specialist subjects:
    EU agriculture, environmental and climate policies, rural development