Amartuya (Amy) Batbold*

National Academy of Governance


Received Sylff fellowship in 2017
Academic supervisor: Dr Naomi Rintoul-Hynes
Current affiliation: PhD Candidate/ Researcher

Amartuya is currently immersed in her doctoral journey, pursuing a PhD with a prestigious Climate Action Full Scholarship at Canterbury Christ Church University in Canterbury, UK. She is progressing into her second year, demonstrating a dedicated commitment to advancing her research in interdisciplinary work. She is an SRG awardee and will be conducting her field work utilising mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative) between July and September 2024.

Before embarking on her PhD, Amartuya held a pivotal role as a Climate Finance Specialist and served as one of the focal points for projects financed by the Green Climate Fund under the United Nations in Mongolia. This experience fortified her understanding of climate finance intricacies and allowed her to contribute significantly to initiatives addressing climate challenges. It also extended her research passion for urban nature and human well-being.

Her academic journey is marked by notable achievements, including an MSc in Sustainability and Business from the University of Leeds, UK, where she was awarded the prestigious FCDO (The Chevening) Scholarship. Furthermore, she holds a Master's degree from the National Academy of Governance in Mongolia, supported by the esteemed SYLFF Scholarship.

Amartuya's professional repertoire extends beyond academia, as she has contributed her expertise as an ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 project coordinator for Energy Resources LLC, one of the largest mining companies in Mongolia. This role underscores her proficiency in environmental and occupational health and safety standards within the challenging context of the mining industry.
Amartuya's diverse academic and professional background reflects her commitment to both scholarly pursuits and practical application. Engaging in various projects and programs, she has become a pivotal figure in the intersection of academia and real-world challenges, embodying a fusion of cultural diversity and academic excellence.

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