Lynn Wagner

Senior Director, SDG Knowledge and Interim Director, Reporting Services

Lynn M. Wagner is the Senior Director of the SDG Knowledge program at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). In this role, she oversees projects that seek to increase the accountability of decision making for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), enhance engagement in SDG implementation, develop SDG indicator and reporting tools, and support SDG implementation. 

Wagner began working with IISD in 1994 as a writer for the Earth Negotiations Bulletin, and she continues to observe and analyze multilateral environmental negotiations with IISD’s flagship publication. She also served as the Senior Manager of IISD Reporting Services’ Knowledge Management Projects from 2012-2016, and edited IISD Reporting Services' MEA Bulletin from 2006-2011.

She received her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and has taught environmental negotiation courses and led negotiation simulations at SAIS and the University of Nevada, Reno.

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