Aditi Maheshwari is a Climate Change Policy Specialist at the World Bank, focusing on mitigation, finance and the international negotiations. She previously worked in the Carbon Finance Unit as a post-2012 policy specialist, with an emphasis on new market mechanisms. Prior to joining the World Bank, she worked in the Climate and Energy Group at DFID in the UK as an Economic Advisor leading on Carbon Markets. She has also worked for the South African National Treasury on an ODI Fellowship, where she concentrated on climate, environmental, energy, and land reform issues in the Public Finance Division. Previous roles have also included being an Economist at the Office of Fair Trading, looking at mergers, and the Department of Trade and Industry on oil and gas economics, both in the UK Government. She has a Masters in Environmental and Resource Economics from UCL and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham.