Camilla Shearman is a Research Analyst at adelphi focusing on the topic areas of sustainable entrepreneurship, green economy, and resource efficiency. Camilla currently works on policy practitioner prototyping labs, entrepreneurship awards, and training of business development support providers.
Prior to joining adelphi, Camilla worked with a social business accelerator on entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem building projects in Tanzania. In this context, she conducted a mapping of the Tanzanian innovation ecosystem sponsored by the UK Aid Human Development Innovation Fund, and researched business development trainings for a Voluntary Service Overseas and Cuso International project. Most recently, Camilla supported the World Food Programme in Malawi to develop a 5-year country strategic plan to address food security and nutrition through resilience building. Through these experiences, Camilla gained a stronger understanding of cross-sector partnerships, research, and development policies.
Camilla studied a Masters of Economics and Business at Sciences Po Paris, with a concentration on sustainability, and undertook a collective capstone project with the European Investment Bank to research civil society engagement strategies of international financial institutions. She previously studied a Joint Specialist BA in International Relations and Peace, Conflict and Justice Studies at the University of Toronto, with a focus on African Studies and economics. Camilla also holds a postgraduate certificate in International Project Management from the University of Toronto.