Isabell Kempf


Isabell Kempf is Co-Director of Poverty-Environment Initiative and is based at the Poverty-Environment Facility in Nairobi. She has more than 20 years of experience working with the UN, including UNESCO, the Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean and with the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights. Isabell has widely published on the right to development, poverty reduction and economic, social and cultural rights and brings many years of experience in the area of project management and technical cooperation. She was appointed to the Advisory Board of the Global Governance Institute of the University College London in 2014.  Isabell has a B.A and M.A. from Oxford University in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and holds a Ph.D in International Economics and Development from the University Complutense of Madrid. She also has post-graduate degrees in Gender and Public Policy as well as Social Communication.