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Lyydia Kilpi

Policy Director, EITI

Lyydia temporarily leads the EITI's policy team that spearheads the EITI’s work on energy transition, state-owned enterprises and commodity trading transparency, and gender, social and environmental impact. She is also overseeing the development, revisions and implementation of the EITI Standard and developing guidance material for practitioners. Lyydia's permanent position at the International Secretariat is Disclosure and Civil Society Engagement Director.

Her previous work experience includes working with Kepa, a Finnish platform for development NGOs, as a policy advisor on tax justice and corporate accountability. 

Lyydia holds a MSSc in Development Studies from the University of Helsinki. She has also conducted research on the EITI in Mozambique. Her professional interests include promoting responsible tax practices and human rights in business. In her free time, she is passionate about good short stories, contemporary dance and exploring ways to travel without flying.