Anika Heckwolf

Policy Analyst

Anika Heckwolf

Anika is a Policy Analyst working on climate action and international finance. She coordinates the Grantham Research Institute’s engagement with the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action.


Prior to joining the Grantham Research Institute, Anika spent two years working for the environmental disclosure charity CDP. As Senior Policy Officer she researched and analysed corporate disclosure and climate policy, and supported CDP’s policy engagement with the UK Government and the UNFCCC. She previously also worked at Oxfam’s EU Advocacy Office in Brussels.

Anika holds a MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick and a BA in Political Science from the University of Tübingen.

Research interests

  • Greening the recovery from Covid-19
  • The role of finance ministers in driving climate action
  • Green New Deal-style political programmes