Nicole Pinko is a Senior Analyst at Climate Policy Initiative, based in Washington D.C., where she evaluates national and international climate finance mechanisms, climate and energy policies, and risk management. Her current projects include developing principles to guide a sustainable recovery and evaluating financed emissions within multilateral financial institutions.
Prior to CPI, Nicole worked as a corporate analyst for the Union of Concerned Scientists, where she evaluated climate-related financial risk and climate risk disclosure, and led analyses of the fossil fuel sector and corporate climate targets. She also has extensive experience working with the socially responsible investing community, advising investors on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.
Nicole holds an M.A. in International Political Economy from the University of York, and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, Davis.