Louisa joined E3G’s London office in November 2013 as the UK-EU co-ordinator and left at the end of 2015. She provided policy and advocacy support for UK civil society actors to engage with European climate and energy debates. Working with partners in Brussels, Paris and Berlin, this project aims to address the political linkages between domestic, EU and global efforts to create strong climate leadership from Europe up to and beyond Paris 2015.
From 2014-15, Louisa was a Co-Director for the UK Youth Climate Coalition, with experience in communications, research and activism coordination. Working with the International Youth Climate Movement around the UN climate talks since 2012, she has facilitated training workshops for youth climate activists, co-ordinated NGO actions and advocated for greater youth participation in global multilateral processes. She also engages with European youth groups throughout the year on rapid-response campaigning around key political decisions, and is a member of Advisory Committee for the Paris-based CliMates network.
Before joining E3G, she worked at Counter Culture communications agency to develop strategic communications and campaign narratives for social enterprises and environmental organisations. She has also provided communications and research support to the Robin Hood Tax campaign, Friends of the Earth and Responding to Climate Change news site.
Louisa has a MA in French and English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. During her year studying in Montpellier, France, she helped organise events for a range of grassroots campaigns, and focused on French climate politics as part of her final year research projects.