Erik F. Haites

Science Officer (Based in Canada)


Dr. Haites has over 30 years’ experience related to climate change policy. He was a Working Group III lead author for its contributions to the second, third, fifth and sixth assessments as well as a review editor for the fourth assessment on mitigation policy, climate finance and equity. He served as a consultant to the UNFCCC secretariat for over a decade on the Kyoto mechanisms and climate finance including for the first biennial assessment of the UNFCCC’s Standing Committee on Finance. Dr. Haites has published numerous papers on emissions trading, linking emissions trading schemes, the Kyoto mechanisms, technology transfer and climate finance.