Olivia Rumble is a climate change legal and policy expert, and a director of Climate Legal. Her work primarily resides in the nexus between international climate negotiations and national responses that both inform and give effect to these developments. She has a particular focus in the interpretation and application of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, loss and damage, adaptation, climate finance and national climate change legislative developments. She is based in South Africa and works across the continent, providing advice and support to African governments, thinktanks, civil society and the private sector on a wide range of climate change policy and legal issues.