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Anthony Annett


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Anthony Annett is a climate change and sustainable development advisor at Columbia University's Center for Sustainable Development and Religions for Peace. An economist by training, his work centers on the intersection of ethics, religion, and sustainable development. He is also a specialist in Catholic social teaching. In that capacity, he works with the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, especially in the context of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si. Prior to this, he worked at the International Monetary Fund for 16 years, where he served as a speechwriter to two managing directors, Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Christine Lagarde. He holds a B.A. and an M.Litt. from Trinity College Dublin and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.