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Mari Peltola

Research Analyst, Environmental & Sustainability Programme, Economic-Environmental Dimension

Mari Peltola

Research Analyst, Environmental & Sustainability Programme, Economic-Environmental Dimension

Mari Peltola is a Research Analyst, Energy & Sustainability Programme, Economic-Environmental Dimension. She contributes with research on  emerging energy and climate change issues and delivering insightful, independent analysis to design and convey effective policy recommendations.

Expertise

  • International relations

  • Africa

  • Southeast and East Asia

  • Biodiversity

  • Climate change

  • Environmental conservation

  • Innovation

  • Sustainable development

  • Gender rights

Languages:

Finnish, Swedish, English, French, Japanese

Background

Mari has a background in political science and international relations, environmental studies and sustainable development as well as East-Asian studies. She has specialized in international relations, environmental - and development politics, more specifically biodiversity, the EU and East- and Southeast Asian politics, Arctic dimension and gender rights.  Currently, she is a Blue Book trainee at DG Environment and she works with Africa's, India's and South Asia's bilateral and regional environmental relations as well as with circular economy. In personal life, she is interested in recycling and new ways of creating socioenvironmental action.