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Shelagh Whitley

Head of Programme - Climate and Energy Programme

Portrait of Shelagh Whitley

From 2006 - 2011 Shelagh worked for Camco, a carbon project developer, on the origination, execution and financing of carbon projects covering a range of low carbon technologies in Asia, Africa, and North and South America. Shelagh was the Chair of the Carbon Markets and Investors Association (CMIA) Voluntary Market stream, and Vice-Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Gold Standard (for carbon credits).

From 2004 - 2006 Shelagh was a Project Manager with The Climate Group, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing business and government leadership on climate change. Shelagh has a Masters Degree in International Environmental Policy and Finance from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in the United States, and a Combined Honours BSc in Biology and International Development Studies from Dalhousie University in Canada.

  1. New Secretary of State for International Development: the priorities ahead

  2. Europe providing more than €112 billion a year in fossil fuel subsidies, with almost half benefiting the transport sector – new report

    Press Release

  3. Infographics: will Europe meet its commitment to end harmful subsidies by 2020?

  4. Phase-out 2020: monitoring Europe's fossil fuel subsidies

    Research reports

  5. Trump’s Paris announcement: a profound and deliberate abdication of American leadership

  6. Facebook Live: cutting Europe's lifelines to coal

  7. Europe’s major carbon emitters hand out €6.3bn in coal subsidies each year – new report

    Press Release

  8. Cutting Europe's lifelines to coal: tracking subsidies in 10 countries

    Research reports

  9. Coal subsidies in 10 European countries

  10. STATEMENT: Chancellor looking into further help for UK oil and gas industry – ODI response to 2017 budget

    Press Release

  11. Rethinking capitalism for sustainable and inclusive growth


  12. Zombie energy: climate benefits of ending subsidies to fossil fuel production

    Working papers

  13. Unexpected allies: fossil fuel subsidy reform and education finance

    Research reports

  14. COP22 side event: fossil fuel supply and climate policy


  15. Pathways in the Paris Agreement for ending fossil fuel subsidies

    Briefing/policy papers

  16. MEDIA NOTE: G20 fail to set deadline for fossil fuel subsidies phase-out – ODI statement and expert available

    Press Release

  17. G20 leaders in China fail to agree deadline to end fossil fuel subsidies

  18. MEDIA NOTE: Major insurers urge G20 leaders to commit to 2020 fossil fuel subsidy phase out

    Press Release

  19. G20 fossil fuel subsidies will undermine the Paris climate agreement

    Press Release

  20. G7 to end fossil fuel subsidies - expert quote and interviewee available

    Press Release

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