Camilla Born

Senior Policy Advisor

Camilla is currently on secondment to the UK Cabinet Office as the Deputy Director of Strategy for COP26.

Camilla Born

Prior to her secondment, Camilla led the development of the UK’s approach to adaptation and resilience for the UN Climate Action Summit at the UK’s Department for International Development.

At E3G Camilla is a Senior Policy Advisor in Climate Diplomacy, Risk and Security, focusing on delivering high leverage political interventions to shape transformational international outcomes.

Camilla specialises in improving climate risk management in the face of escalating climate impacts and accelerating low carbon transition.

She works closely with governments, international institutions, business, investors, cities and civil society to provide political strategy and global risk analysis to support their international climate objectives. Camilla’s skills in developing political economy analysis, political scenarios and strategy underpinned E3G’s activities supporting the adoption of the Paris Agreement.

Camilla is also an Associate Senior Fellow with the Stockholm International Peace and Research Institute (SIPRI). From 2017-18 she held the role of Director for the Expert Working Group on Climate-related Security Risks and advised the Swedish government during their membership on the UN Security Council. The Expert Working Group sought to strengthen climate risk informed decision-making and programming across the UN system and supported the creation of the UN’s Climate Security Mechanism.

From early 2011 Camilla worked with the UK Youth Climate Coalition (UKYCC), holding the role of director from 2013-2014.

Alongside her work at E3G Camilla is proud to be Chair of Climate Outreach, Europe’s leading experts in climate change communications.

Camilla has a Bsc in Geography from the University of Edinburgh.

Prior to her secondment, Camilla led the development of the UK’s approach to adaptation and resilience for the UN Climate Action Summit at the UK’s Department for International Development.

At E3G Camilla is a Senior Policy Advisor in Climate Diplomacy, Risk and Security, focusing on delivering high leverage political interventions to shape transformational international outcomes.

Camilla specialises in improving climate risk management in the face of escalating climate impacts and accelerating low carbon transition.

She works closely with governments, international institutions, business, investors, cities and civil society to provide political strategy and global risk analysis to support their international climate objectives. Camilla’s skills in developing political economy analysis, political scenarios and strategy underpinned E3G’s activities supporting the adoption of the Paris Agreement.

Camilla is also an Associate Senior Fellow with the Stockholm International Peace and Research Institute (SIPRI). From 2017-18 she held the role of Director for the Expert Working Group on Climate-related Security Risks and advised the Swedish government during their membership on the UN Security Council. The Expert Working Group sought to strengthen climate risk informed decision-making and programming across the UN system and supported the creation of the UN’s Climate Security Mechanism.

From early 2011 Camilla worked with the UK Youth Climate Coalition (UKYCC), holding the role of director from 2013-2014.

Alongside her work at E3G Camilla is proud to be Chair of Climate Outreach, Europe’s leading experts in climate change communications.

Camilla has a Bsc in Geography from the University of Edinburgh.

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