Ira Poensgen

Research Assistant, Oxford Sustainable Finance Group

Ira is a Research Assistant in the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group and a member of the Transition Plan Taskforce Secretariat. Her research interest lies in understanding how financial policy can ensure that private finance scales up investment in activities that support the post-carbon transition.

Prior to joining Oxford, Ira worked in the Green Economy Transition team of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where her work focused on developing methodologies to assess the green transition impact of projects. Ira holds a MPhil. in Environmental Policy (with distinction) from Cambridge University, a MSc. (with distinction) in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a BSc. In International Business and Politics from Copenhagen Business School.