Jessie Press-Williams is a Senior Analyst at CPI, based in London. She supports the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA) team. Her work focuses on tracking and assessing urban climate finance, including the State of Cities Climate Finance Report.
Prior to CPI, Jessie worked as a Research and Program Officer for the Aquaya Institute conducting water and sanitation research in Ghana, and as a Technical Product Manager leading electric cookstove development for BURN Manufacturing in Kenya. She also worked in Zambia as an Associate for IDinsight, conducting data collection and analysis work to support evidence-based decision-making for various development projects.
Jessie holds a Master’s in Public Affairs degree from the Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).