Eddy Pérez is an international climate diplomacy expert dedicated to advancing the global climate change agenda. He specializes in climate diplomacy and international climate cooperation. Eddy has served on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and as Director of Climate Diplomacy at Climate Action Network Canada from 2018-2022. In January 2023, he was appointed Senior Advisor on International Affairs to Canada’s Environment and Climate Change Minister.
As an expert for the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) initiative, Eddy worked in collaboration with the Government of Morocco’s Climate Change Competence Centre (4C). Alongside another Canadian expert, André-Yanne Parent, Eddy trained young African leaders in negotiation and advocacy for climate action.
Based in Montreal, Canada, Eddy is a lecturer at the University of Montreal and a Canadian National Advisory Group (CNAG) member of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union. He holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Montreal and an M.Sc. from the National Institute on Scientific Research.