Erin Roberts has been working in the global climate policy space for several years and has worked on national climate policy in both South Asia and Africa. She coordinated research in Bangladesh to enhance understanding of how loss and damage could be better addressed in a national context which was part of a global project aimed at shaping the Loss and Damage discussions under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Her PhD research focused on the role of policy entrepreneurship in the evolution of Loss and Damage policies in Bangladesh. She has also worked for the African Climate Policy Centre to identify entry points for building resilience in the African Small Island Developing States and has been a technical advisor to the Africa Adaptation Initiative. She has advised both the Least Developed Countries and the African Group of Negotiators in the adaptation and Loss and Damage negotiations under the UNFCCC.