Charlotte Streck is Director of Climate Focus B.V., Rotterdam. Climate Focus is a consultancy company that provides services to public and private entities active in the international carbon market. Before founding Climate Focus, Charlotte worked for five years as Senior Counsel with the World Bank in Washington, DC. In her work at the World Bank she specialized on providing advice on emissions trading operations and on questions related to the UNFCCC/Kyoto Protocol.
She was educated in both Law and Biology at the Universities of Berlin, Regensburg and Freiburg, Germany, and Cordoba, Spain. Before she joined the World Bank in 2000, she cooperated with the “Global Public Policy Project,” which provided strategic advice for the Secretary General of the UN.
She is a founding member of the Global Public Policy Institute and authored and co-authored several books and a series of articles on environmental governance, law and policy.