Urška joined the Changing Markets Foundation in 2017 and has worked across campaigns on fashion and fisheries. Before joining the Changing Markets Foundation, Urška worked at a Brussels-based NGO, Carbon Market Watch, as the Climate Finance Policy Officer, advocating for more effective and accountable use of climate finance that does not cause social or environmental harm. She was responsible for implementing Carbon Market Watch campaigns at the international and EU level focusing on sustainable development, human rights and public participation in the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS), Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Prior to that, Urška worked at the Institute for European Environmental Policy in Brussels and the European Commission Representation Office in Slovenia.
Born and raised in Slovenia, Urška read European Studies at the University of Ljubljana and graduated from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium with a Master’s Degree in European Politics and Policies. Now based in Brussels, Urska enjoys exploring new cuisines, playing music, doing sports and outdoor activities. She speaks English, Slovenian, Croatian and some French.