Finance for Biodiversity Foundation welcomes Jasmine Khatri as team member

We are happy to welcome a new team member to the secretariat of the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation. In this short interview, Jasmine Khatri, who is joining the team as COP16 and Public Policy Advocacy Support, shares information about herself.


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Where are you living? 

I’m living in the UK, back after travelling to China and the US for my Masters degree! 

What is your study background? 

I have a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and went to work in public policy post graduation. I had always intended to pursue a career in environmental policy, so after spending some time with the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), I pursued a Masters in Environmental Policy, which I completed in early 2024. 

Where were you working before you came here? 

Before joining the Foundation, I worked for the UK Civil Service, in HM Treasury and DEFRA, gaining unique insights into public policy and international governance on a variety of issues from tax to nature finance. During my masters thesis, I had the opportunity to undertake a variety of internships, including at the Foundation itself! 

What makes you excited about working at the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation? 

Having spent some time as an intern, I am very familiar with the work of the Foundation and believe in its mission and work. I’m excited at the opportunity to approach biodiversity protection from a different angle and with an international team, getting more stakeholders on board from the financial community to work towards shared goals we all hold.