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Vicky Pollard

Head of Unit, European Commission, DG Clima

Vicky is Head of the unit in the European Commission’s Directorate General for Climate Action, covering modelling and economic analysis for climate ambition and policy, the greenhouse gas inventory and reporting of climate action. She has worked on climate change for the Commission since 2006, covering a number of issues over time including international negotiations, climate cooperation with OECD countries, the implementation of the EU emissions trading system, cooperation on ETS design, international carbon markets and work on just transition. From 2014 to 2019, Vicky was Counsellor for Environment and Climate at the EU's delegation to China in Beijing.  

She has a Masters in Environmental Economics and worked in a number of posts in consultancy, the EU wind energy association and the UK government, before joining the European Commission in 2004.