Alexander Eden is a Advisor at adelphi working in the field of climate change mitigation, specializing in emissions trading and market mechanisms. At the Secretariat of the International Carbon Action Partnership, Alexander conducts analyses of emissions trading systems and facilitates technical dialogue among policymakers, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region. Furthermore, Alexander has expertise in the analysis of social justice and distributional impacts of carbon pricing policy, as well as analysis of climate change mitigation policy for the land-use sectors forestry and agriculture.
Alexander previously worked as a scientific editor at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in the field of climate change impacts and vulnerability. There he was responsible for key editorial tasks for the World Bank flagship report ‘Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal’. While working at Germanwatch e.V., Alexander contributed to the Climate Change Performance Index, and conducted research and analysis of the relationship between REDD+, forest conservation, and international trade.
At the Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde (HNEE), Alexander completed the interdisciplinary master’s course Global Change Management. His studies focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation, adaptive management for conservation, and international development cooperation. His bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and Human Geography from Victoria University in New Zealand was supplemented by courses in environmental and development policy, and economics.