A diplomat, economist and award-winning writer, Hannah most recently led the United Nations Development Programme’s work with China to help it scale up and improve its cooperation with other developing countries, including in Africa. A Kenyan and British citizen, she writes a regular blog called “Development Refreshed”. She featured in the British Embassy in China’s “Be Yourself” women’s empowerment campaign, and was nominated as 2016 “New African Woman on the Rise”. In 2006 she co-authored the seminal Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change.
Keywords: International Development, Civil Service, UN, Communications, Blogging, Writing, Sustainability, Climate Change, China-Africa relations