Project Officer (Water-Energy-Food Nexus Central Asia), International Union for the Conservation of Nature

Kristin Meyer is a Project Officer at the International Union for Conservation of Nature, where she manages the EU-funded project “Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Dialogue and Multi-sector Investment in Central Asia”. She is also responsible for developing IUCN’s water portfolio in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, including on nature-based solutions. Previously, Ms. Meyer worked on the Nexus Approach at the United Nations University (UNU-FLORES) where she developed governance approaches, supported policy-science dialogues and implemented capacity development initiatives in collaboration with other UN and development agencies. Prior to joining UNU, she worked with the Delegation of the European Union to the UN in New York tracking and analysing human rights resolutions on the situation in Myanmar and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and engaging with UN agencies, civil society organisations, and other missions. Ms. Meyer previously served as a consultant for the UK National Team of Higher Education Reform Experts, where she sensitised stakeholders to and advanced implementation of issues concerning the European Higher Education Area, including student mobility, quality assurance, and academic accreditation. Ms. Meyer received her LL.M. in Public International Law from the University of Nottingham and completed her Bachelor of Laws at the University of Sheffield, which included study abroad in Iceland.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Project Officer, IUCN
  • 2014–2017
    Researcher, United Nations University (UNU-FLORES)

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Nottingham, LL.M. Public International Law