Marine is currently a researcher for Lead Internationa, a major international NGO, on two projects: ‘The Developmental Leadership Program’ (DLP) and the LEAD International ‘Human Rights and Climate Change Adaptation Project’. DLP offers an in-depth analysis on how individuals and networks can bring about change, while LEAD international‘s project builds on the emerging rights-based approaches to climate change to support adaptation work on the ground. Marine also completed the global operational mapping of the new major UK Climate Change initiative: CDKN.
Marine has previously worked for LEAD to produce preliminary field research, conducting interviews on LEAD’s ‘Strengthening Civil Society to Respond to Climate Change’ project in Malawi. Before that she worked with diverse NGO’s in Guatemala, Peru, and the Comoros Islands doing communications and social work. She also worked in Malaysia with Pr Chandra Muzaffar’s think tank JUST International, organising the ‘Religions in the Quest for Global Justice’ Conference and the Inter-civilisational Youth Engagement Programme. While studying, she became student volunteer coordinator for her local antenna at the Red Cross and was selected to participate at the Harvard National Model United Nations. Recently she won the runner’s up of the UKELA Environmental Law Student Competition for organising a simulation of the Copenhagen COP15 negotiations, held at Kent University ,and she also participated in the Harvard Model United Nations in the Legal commission.
Marine enrolled in 2005 for a five year programme of study between France and England. She completed a Bachelor of Politics and International Relations and an LLM in International Environmental Law from the University of Kent. She also has the Diploma of Science Po Lille.