Karen Marie Oseland

Young Professional – Climate and Energy Analyst

Water and Air

Karen Marie Oseland joined ICIMOD in April 2019 as Climate and Energy Analyst – Young Professional in the Cryosphere Initiative under the Water and Air Theme. 

She previously worked on the Climate and Arctic Team at the Norwegian Embassy in Washington D.C., where her focus was on environmental affairs and climate change. Since 2018, she has also been the lead writer of the Arctic Institute’s weekly news analysis publication “Take Five”.

Karen graduated from New York University with an MS in Global Affairs, specializing in Energy and Environment Policy. She holds a BS in Geosciences, a BA in Political Science, and a BA in Global Studies from Pacific Lutheran University.