Rosie McDonald is an E-waste Data Associate Officer within the ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau. She supports ITU’s efforts in green digital transformation by providing research, tools and capacity building to address environmental challenges related to climate change and e-waste. Her work focuses on e-waste data and statistics capacity building activities as part of the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP), as well as monitoring emissions and climate commitments of leading tech companies. Prior to ITU, her work focused on greenhouse gas modelling for the land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) sector of the UK national greenhouse gas inventory. Within a higher education setting, she has experience of working in widening participation, STEM enrichment and teaching environmental statistics and GIS. She holds a PhD in Environment Sciences from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and an MSc in Environmental Protection and Management from The University of Edinburgh (UK).
International Telecommunication Union
E-waste Data Associate Officer