Junior Economist | DNA Economics
Nicola is a junior economist at DNA Economics in the Trade, Regulation and Industry practice area, as well as the Climate Change practice area. This includes working in trade and industrial policy, as well as energy economics. Her work has involved research on carbon abatement strategies and the potential of various industries, carbon emission calculations and reporting (Carbon Disclosure Project), just transition strategies, and the overall sustainability reporting for companies in different sectors (including Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures reporting). Before joining DNA Economics, she held part- time positions while studying at Change Pathways, Acacia Economics, and Carbon Calculated. She has also worked on a variety of industrial competition and regulatory policy projects throughout Africa. Nicola has a Master of Commerce degree in Development Economics from the University of Cape Town, and an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge.