Bernice is a recognised strategist, thought leader, and change-maker consistently at the cutting edge. She is known for her research, writing, knowledge, and regular media appearances on geopolitics, trade, economy and finance as it relates to climate change and sustainability. She has worked at the heart of the major shifts taking climate change from the political fringes to a mainstream issue. Bernice's well-honed skills include strategic analysis, creative convening, communications and international diplomacy. Her work covers a broad spectrum from critical diagnostics of global challenges through to innovative and impactful solutions design and coalitions for a strong and sustainable future. She was Director for Climate Change and Resource Security Initiatives at the World Economic Forum (2014-2016) and Research Director for Energy, Environment and Resources at Chatham House – Royal Institute of International Affairs (2007-2013). She was also a member of the Climate Change Advisory Board of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, the Queen Elizabeth Academy of International Leadership and the External Review Committee of Royal Dutch Shell. Her work was covered in international media including the Financial Times, BBC, New York Times, Reuters, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Caijing and in the Harvard Business Review and the Americas Quarterly. Other professional experience include: Team Leader for the Interdependencies on Energy and Climate Security for the China and Europe Project; Policy and Strategy Adviser at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva; Policy Director at the Aga Khan Foundation (UK); Officer in the Strategic Planning Unit in the UN Secretary-General's office in New York; Warren Weaver Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation; and Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.