We are delighted to welcome Petra Kjell as the new head of the Project’s work programme on climate and the environment, human rights and social impacts, taking over from Ama Marston. Petra has extensive policy and advocacy experience in UK organisations, such as Progressio and the new economics foundation (nef), as well as a strong track record of advocacy and publications on climate change. Petra has also worked in Tanzania coordinating the country office of NGO Frontier. She holds a Masters in development studies from SOAS at the University of London, and a Bachelors in social sciences from the University of Stockholm, in Sweden.
In the news
Last year BRICS' leaders agreed to launch a BRICS development bank. Whether this is considered positive depends in part what questions are being asked. Sameer Dossani of ActionAid International highlights the flaws in the World Bank and IMF, analyses whether a BRICS Bank could be different from these institutions and proposes what it should do and what it should look like.
The Bretton Woods Project is an ActionAid hosted project (UK registered charity no. 274467).