Kaya Axelsson

Net Zero Policy Engagement Fellow University of Oxford

Kaya Axelsson is a Net Zero Policy Fellow and head of the engagement team at Oxford Net Zero, an interdisciplinary climate change mitigation research programme at the University of Oxford. Kaya earned a distinction for her research on politically unlikely renewable energy coalitions. Her current research is on the emerging net zero governance landscape.

She has recently served as a strategic advisor to the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign and as a technical author on the International Standard Organization’s new Net Zero Guidelines. With over 15 years of experience in social and environmental sustainability, Kaya speaks to consults regularly for organizations and initiatives on their climate strategies.