Julie is a Research Analyst for WRI’s Sustainable Finance Center. She focuses on climate finance in the UN climate negotiations, multilateral climate funds, and the role of the private sector in shifting finance flows in a sustainable direction. Currently, Julie is also finalizing her master’s in Climate Policy and Diplomacy at Wageningen University & Research. For her master’s thesis she investigated European green political parties and economic transformations towards sustainability.

Julie holds a B.S. in Public Administration and Organizational Sciences from Utrecht University, where her research focused on the role of civil Society organizations during negotiations on the Paris Agreement.

Julie lives in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and cooking.