Charlotte Streck is a co-founder and director of Climate Focus. She serves as an advisor to numerous governments and non-profit organizations, private companies, and foundations on legal aspects of climate policy, international negotiations, policy development and implementation. She is also a renowned international expert on climate change mitigation, forests and agriculture.
Prior to founding Climate Focus, Charlotte served from 2000 to 2005 as Senior Counsel with the World Bank in Washington, DC.
Charlotte serves on several advisory and investment committees. She is the chair of the board of the Climate Strategies research network, a board member of the Verra standards organization and the German Foundation for the Future of the Carbon Market. She is a prolific writer, lecturer, and is an associate editor of the journal Climate Policy.
Concerned about communicating the complexity of environmental problems, Charlotte dedicates a part of her time to projects that use the enthusiasm ignited by the arts and sports to raise awareness for climate change.
Charlotte holds degrees from the University of Regensburg (MSc in Biology) and Humboldt University (JD and PhD in law), and is an honorary Professor of the University of Potsdam.