Maria Laura Colella

Climate and Energy

Maria Laura Colella is a Junior Associate working for ICTSD’s Climate and Energy Programme. She holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies of Geneva and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Geneva. Before joining ICTSD, she completed a traineeship at the UNFCCC Secretariat, working on mitigation actions. Her areas of interest include climate change mitigation and adaptation, renewable energies and sustainable development. She is an Italian citizen but has lived in Brazil, Switzerland, the US and Indonesia.