Eva Filzmoser, Executive Director
Eva is in charge of the strategic development of Carbon Market Watch’s activities. Before kicking-off the initiative CDM Watch in 2009, which became Carbon Market Watch in 2012, she worked at the European Commission, at a public affairs consultancy and for several non-profit projects in developing countries. A lawyer by background, Eva is particularly passionate about robust governance processes. Eva never stands still and loves traveling and music.
International Climate Policy
Aki Kachi, International Policy Director
Aki manages Carbon Market Watch’s international climate policy work with a focus on international carbon markets and international climate finance. Before joining the team, Aki worked as a climate policy consultant in Berlin concentrating on various design aspects of emissions trading schemes and offsetting mechanisms as well as providing technical support to the Secretariat of the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP). A graduate of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, he has spent years fostering transatlantic and international cooperation to help policy makers face global challenges. A nature enthusiast, he enjoys hiking, apiculture, and local seasonal food.
Office: +32 2 335 36 68
Kelsey Perlman, Policy Officer – Land Use & Aviation
Kelsey works on aviation and land use policy processes with a particular focus on developments under ICAO and UNFCCC negotiations . She received a Master’s degree in European Politics and Public Affairs from Sciences Po, Strasbourg. Before joining Carbon Market Watch, Kelsey gained both campaign and government experience on environmental policy working with Texas Campaign for the Environment and the U.S. House of Representatives. She loves soccer (in her words), hiking and European cafés.
Office: +32 2 335 3664
EU Climate Policy
Femke de Jong, EU Policy Director
Femke is a specialist in EU climate policies and oversees the implementation of Carbon Market Watch’s EU campaigns, including the EU ETS, ESD, land use emissions, and European climate finance. Before joining Carbon Market Watch, she worked as a political advisor in the European Parliament and as a researcher for an environmental consultancy. Femke is deeply motivated about advancing climate protection through better functioning carbon markets. She also enjoys travelling and playing the piano.
Office: +32 2 335 3666
Gilles Dufrasne, Policy Researcher
Gilles works on EU climate policy, with a special interest for the EU ETS and climate finance. He studied social science at the university of Mons and economics at the university of Warwick, before completing his MSc. in environmental economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Gilles is a big tennis fan, a keen traveler, and is learning to play the guitar.
Office: +32 2 335 3668
Communications and Network
Andrew Coiley, Communications Director
Andrew is in charge of development and implementation of Carbon Market Watch’s communication strategies across all our work programmes. He also manages our digital infrastructure. A graduate from the University of Aberdeen, Andrew spent nearly 10 years living and working in Asia where he volunteered in community projects between his professional endeavours. Before joining the team he was involved in building sustainable dwellings in Turkey and developing the project’s marketing strategies. He is a keen filmmaker and tries his best to play the guitar.
Office: +32 2 335 3664
Pierre-Jean Brasier, Network Coordinator
Pierre-Jean is in charge of managing and developing Carbon Market Watch’s Network. Working closely with the rest of the team, he acts as a facilitator between our climate policy work and our network members furthering our capacity building work and connecting partner organisations to strengthen our work collectively. Prior to joining Carbon Market Watch, he worked as a parliamentary assistant in the European Parliament and as a policy officer in a network of European regions. A graduate in political science, Pierre-Jean is an avid music fan, a dab hand in the kitchen and enjoys mountain hiking and playing board games.
Office +32 2 335 36 64
Kaisa Amaral, Media Manager
Kaisa is responsible for planning and implementing media strategies and communication materials for Carbon Market Watch’s campaigns. She is also our contact person for journalists’ enquiries. A graduate from the University of Turku, Kaisa used to work at the European Commission’s citizens’ information service and in the press service of the Permanent Representation of Finland to the European Union. Kaisa loves cycling, jogging, and reading a good book.
Office: +32 2 335 36 66
Miriam Vicente Marcos, Communications Intern
Miriam works on the development and implementation of Carbon Market Watch’s digital media and communication strategies. She graduated with a communications degree at the University of Murcia and holds a master in Marketing, Branding and Communications from Brighton University with a special focus on social and environmental marketing. She loves visual arts, traveling and hiking.
Office +32 2 335 36 64
Finance and Outreach
Léa Teheux, Finance Officer
Lea is in charge of Carbon Market Watch’s financial and accounting operations. Furthermore, she oversees the Human Resources elements of the organisation and the grant contract management. She graduated in Sociology and European Studies at the Free University of Brussels. She enjoys travelling, cooking, eating, and discovering new restaurants in town.
Office: +32 2 335 3661
Elisa Martellucci, External Relations Manager
Elisa is the External Relations Manager of Carbon Market Watch where she manages and develops the relations with public and private donors. Before joining the team she worked at the European Business Summit and at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) where she has been extensively involved in several EU funded research projects on employment and education. She holds a master degree in Political Science from the Free University for Social Studies (LUISS) in Rome. Elisa loves photography and French movies.
Office: +32 2 335 36 63