Experts' profiles - Christine Wellington
Christine Wellington
Christine has 15 years in the field of Environment. She began with an Environmental Science Specialist Degree (BSc, '94) from Univeristy of Toronto, with a MSc in the field from McGill University, with a focus on nutrient mass balances of Caribbean Coastal waters of Barbados, and water chemistry, with collaboration with the University of West Indies (1995-1998). She then joined the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Barbados (1998-2001), primarily working in the Biodiversity area, before becoming the Chemicals and Climate Focal point, negotiating the related Conventions and overseeing national implementation aspects.

Christine began with UNEP in March 2002, first overseeing Global Environment Facility (GEF) Methyl Bromide project execution with UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry and Economics in Paris. She then became a Task Manager for UNEP DGEF in 2004, overseeing the entire Ozone portfolio of DTIE. She transferred to Washington DC in late 2007, broadening her focal area responsibilities to POPs projects. Effective September 1, 2011, she joined the Secretariat of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) to the GEF, initially as programme officer in charge of the Chemicals and Adaptation areas of GEF work. She has subsequently retained her Chemicals focus, but has also become more involved in identifying areas for GEF involvement in crosscutting work as relates to chemicals and ecosystem services in the development contexts of urbanization, agriculture, et. al.
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