Hannah Mowat is a campaigner at Brussels based NGO, FERN and currently focuses on forests and climate issues. FERN’s mission is to achieve environmental and social justice with a focus on forests and forest peoples’ rights in the policies and practices of the European Union (EU). Amongst other things, Hannah analyses the impact of market-based instruments on environmental protection objectives and on local communities and advocates for the importance of getting to the root causes of environmental degradation and recognising the rights of citizens. Most recently, she has been supporting local communities across the EU to understand the impacts of biodiversity offsetting. Previous to FERN, amongst other things, Hannah worked at the financial consultancy The Munden Project as Environment Advisor, before becoming an Associate.