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Kelley Kizzier

Vice President for Global Climate, Environmental Defense Fund

Biography

Kelley is Vice President for Global Climate at Environmental Defense Fund, where she leads EDF’s work on efforts to promote more ambitious and effective global climate policy and company action with a focus on multilateral climate agreements and global cooperation through carbon markets. Kelley is a former senior official at the European Commission’s Directorate for Climate Action. She served as the UNFCCC co-chair for the UN climate negotiations under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and was the lead markets negotiator for the EU in the negotiations for 15 years.