BA in Politics and History, Univ. of London; MA in International Relations, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Has held elected positions in Europe, and founded and led non-government organizations focusing on women, the environment, health and rights. Former Member, Management Team, World Conservation Union (now IUCN). With International Finance Corporation: 2000, Office of the Compliance Adviser/Ombudsman; 2004, Director, Environmental and Social Development; 2008, Vice-President, Business Advisory Services. Sept. 2011 - Dec. 2013, Vice-President, Sustainable Development, World Bank. Since Jan. 2014, Vice-President and Special Envoy, Climate Change, World Bank Group.