Director, NCS & Aviation
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
Ellen Lourie is the Director of Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) and Aviation at the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). On behalf of IETA’s global multi-sector membership, Ellen leads efforts to inform climate change policy and carbon market design to recognise the role of nature in climate mitigation strategies, and closely monitors global aviation developments, focusing on CORSIA. Ellen also supports the IETA-led initiative, Markets for NCS, working closely with government and non-government partners to maximise investment in NCS. Before starting with IETA, Ellen completed her MSc in Climate Change, Development and Policy at the University of Sussex, UK. In between studies Ellen was Social Impact Advisor at ecobee and worked on energy efficiency programs for Summerhill Group, an environmental consultancy.