Helen Mountford is Vice President for Climate and Economics at World Resources Institute. An expert with more than 20 years of experience at the forefront of international climate policy and environmental economics, Ms. Mountford helps policymakers, businesses and civil society around the world identify and advance the deep structural shifts and international collaboration needed to successfully address climate change.
Ms. Mountford previously worked as Deputy Director of Environment for the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). For over 16 years she advised governments on policy reforms and oversaw work on green fiscal reform, climate change finance and economics, fossil fuel subsidy reforms, green growth, water pricing, biodiversity incentive measures, and economy-environment outlooks and modelling. Prior to joining the OECD she managed recycling schemes in England and worked for an NGO in Australia.