Beatrice Mosello is a Senior Project Manager at adelphi where she specialises in natural resource governance and climate diplomacy. In this role, she focuses on water cooperation, and climate change adaptation and conflict. With her background in field research and operations, Beatrice’s work aims at promoting peace, and economic and social development by encouraging the sustainable management and use of natural resources through locally owned and participatory processes that connect ground realities with policy processes.
Beatrice’s work to date has involved researching and developing climate-sensitive and sustainable approaches to water and natural resource governance across Central Asia, the Horn of Africa, the Sahel, sub-Saharan Africa, as well as Latin America. Beatrice has led numerous multi-country, multi-partner research and field projects and has undertaken consultancies for clients such as the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development and UNICEF. She has also developed, facilitated and implemented training events for various target groups, including senior government officials, company executives, researchers and civil society.
Before joining adelphi, Beatrice was a Senior Associate at Critical Resource, where she advised mining and energy companies and investors on political, stakeholder and sustainability risks. Prior to this, Beatrice was a research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) where she was responsible for research and advisory work in the fields of water and natural resource governance for sustainable and climate-resilient development. Beatrice has also worked as a Project and Research Officer for the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) managing a wide portfolio of research projects on climate-compatible development and gender mainstreaming.
Beatrice completed a doctoral degree in international studies at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, where she was awarded a distinction for her thesis on climate change adaptation in the water sector in Central Asia.