Eve Tamme

Eve Tamme

Eve Tamme is a distinguished leader in climate policy with over two decades of experience spanning government, intergovernmental organisations, non-profits, consultancy and advisory roles.

Eve leads Climate Principles, a climate policy advisory that provides strategic guidance to public and private sector clients on European and global climate policies. Her focus areas include evolving carbon market mechanisms, scaling carbon dioxide removal solutions, and facilitating the adoption of carbon capture technologies.

Eve has held key climate policy roles in Estonian and EU governing bodies. She built and led Estonia’s Climate Department, implementing the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and managing climate reporting. She advanced ETS legislative reforms and international climate negotiations at the European Commission’s DG CLIMA. As a diplomat at Estonia’s Permanent Representation to the EU, she negotiated landmark agreements on aviation emissions and circular economy measures during Estonia’s 2017 Council Presidency.

Prior to founding Climate Principles, Eve served as a Senior Advisor at the Global CCS Institute, an influential international think tank. Her expertise in navigating complex climate frameworks, such as the UNFCCC with its Paris Agreement, and the European Green Deal, solidified her reputation as a thought leader in climate policy advocacy.

She is the Chair of the Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP), serves on the Board of Directors at Puro.earth, and on the Advisory Board of Carbon Gap.

Eve holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from TalTech University.

For a comprehensive overview of Eve’s professional trajectory and affiliations, please refer to her LinkedIn profile.

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