Kitty van der Heijden

Director Europe & Africa - World Resources Institute
About Kitty van der Heijden

Kitty van der Heijden is the Director of WRI’s Europe and Africa Offices. She brings a distinguished diplomatic career with notable accomplishments in sustainable development and humanitarian aid to the global research organization. Kitty facilitates engagement with European and African governments, businesses, and institutions. She works in close collaboration with WRI’s President and Executive Team, its Program and Center Directors, and its Country Directors in India, Brazil and China. Kitty also embraces work on the international climate regime and climate diplomacy; the role of the private sector in development; global indicators on resource productivity and efficiency; and inequality