Jennifer Morgen is co-International Executive Director of Greenpeace International, based in Holland, and is the former Director of the Climate and Energy Program at the World Resources Institute (WRI) in Washington, D.C. Under WRI, she oversaw the Institute’s work on climate change issues and helped guide the WRI’s strategies in helping countries, governments and individuals take positive action towards achieving a zero-carbon future, as well as being WRI’s lead representative at international climate meetings, including the UNFCCC negotiations. Prior to joining the WRI in 2009, Morgan worked at E3G as Global Climate Change Director, led the Global Climate Change Program of Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), worked for the US Climate Action Network; the European Business Council for a Sustainable Energy Future; and for the German Federal Ministry of Environment, supporting the head of the German delegation to the United Nations climate change negotiations.
She is a Review Editor for Chapter 13 on “International Cooperation: Agreements and Instruments” for the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC. She is also a member of Siemens Sustainability Advisory Board, a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Potsdam Institute and a member of the Danish Institute CONCITO’s international advisory board. At Germanwatch’s 20th anniversary celebration, Jennifer was named an honorary member of the organisation for her long-term commitment to international climate issues and the empowerment of civil society.
Since April 2016, she is an Executive Director of Greenpeace International.