Dr. Katia Karousakis
Biodiversity, Land Use and Ecosystems Team Leader, OECD Environment Directorate
Katia works in the Environment Directorate at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), where she leads the programme on Biodiversity, Land Use and Ecosystems (BLUE). Her work focuses on the economics and policy of biodiversity, covering areas such as effective design of policy instruments, biodiversity finance and mainstreaming.
From 2006-2008, she worked on climate change issues within the OECD/IEA Climate Change Expert Group. An environmental economist by training, Katia has a PhD from UCL, London, and a Masters’ degree from Duke University, USA.