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Erwin Jackson
Director, Policy

Erwin is one of Australia’s leading climate policy analysts and advocates with over 30 years’ experience. He oversees the policy and advocacy priorities for IGCC and is a regular commentor in the national media on climate policy and risk.

At IGCC, Erwin has been responsible for developing and implementing the organisations three year national policy priorities. This has included working with governments and stakeholders to build investable national climate, physical risk and climate-related risk policies. He regularly meets with policy makers and government officials to discuss climate policy and financial risk. He is also the co-chair of the Investor Agenda {link} Policy Working Group with responsibility to building investor engagement with policy makers in key markets in Asia Pac, Europe, Latin America, and North America.

Throughout his career Erwin has advised government and business on effective climate policy in nationally, and internationally. He sat on research advisory committees and undertaken strategy development in low-emissions technology for the University of Melbourne, ANU, CSIRO and the University of Queensland. Erwin was Deputy CEO of The Climate Institute for nearly 10 years, where he was seconded to the Climate Change Authority as an expert in international climate change diplomacy. Other roles include being a senior policy advisor to the Australian Conservation Foundation and Environment Victoria. Erwin is a director of Climate Analytics Australia.