Senior Associate, International Institute for Sustainable Development
Aaron Cosbey is a development economist with 30 years’ experience in the law and economics of sustainable development, particularly in the areas of trade and investment, with current work in the areas of mining, climate change, and green industrial policy.
Aaron is a Senior Associate with the International Institute for Sustainable Development, a Senior Advisor with the European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition, and Senior Associate with the Inter-Governmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development.
He has served as a trade policy advisor to the Canadian government on a number of select trade policy committees. He has consulted to a wide variety of governments and institutions, including Agora Energiewende, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Centre for European Policy Studies, CIDA, Centre for International Governance Innovation, Commonwealth Secretariat, Environment Canada, European University Institute, IADB, Canada’s National Round Table on Environment and Economy, New Zealand’s Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Overseas Development Institute, OECD, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC and the World Bank.