Kathrin Wessendorf
Executive Director
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Kathrin Wessendorf is IWGIA’s Executive Director. She has been working for the organisation since 2000 in different positions, including as Arctic Programme Coordinator, Communications Coordinator, Editor of The Indigenous World, Senior Advisor on Climate Change and most recently as Head of Programmes at IWGIA. Kathrin has an MA in Social Anthropology from Basel University, Switzerland, and wrote her thesis on Indigenous Peoples’ governance systems in the Arctic (particularly Nunavut, Canada).



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