public relations officer
E-mail: c.a.c.ballard@uu.nl

Charlotte Ballard is the science communication and public relations officer co-ordinating the media and outreach programme of GLOBALGOALS. She was trained as an evolutionary biologist before moving towards sustainability research and communication. She has developed and implements a communication strategy for the Copernicus Institute as a whole, and is particularly interested in helping researchers become more effective in communicating their work to non-academic audiences. She also co-coordinates the flagship second year BSc course Global Integration Project, which focuses on the SDGs and connects 140 students to over 30 policymakers worldwide.