Program Manager, ClimateWorks Foundation
As the Program Manager for Carbon Dioxide Removal at ClimateWorks Foundation, Frances leads the strategy and grantmaking to remove excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and the ocean using catalytic innovations and policy. She champions interdisciplinary environmental research focusing on action-oriented solutions. At McGill University, she designed innovative monitoring and evaluation frameworks for climate adaptation stocktake. She also worked as part of the Oxford University Low-Carbon Futures Program and on green growth strategies at the United Nations Environment Program in Switzerland. In her spare time, Frances serves as a guest lecturer to the University of California, Santa Cruz's Blue Pioneers Program, and provides mentorship to the next generation of youth leaders at Oxford University. She is the author of multiple academic and U.N. flagship publications. Frances holds an M.Sc. in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University and a B.A. in Economics from McGill University.