Jody Quirke joined ClientEarth in February 2020 as a lawyer for the Climate and Forests Programme. Based in our Brussels office, the main focus of his work is on improving the implementation and enforcement of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), which seeks to prevent illegally logged timber from accessing the EU market.
Prior to joining ClientEarth, Jody worked for the European Commission as a Legal and Policy Officer for the Chemicals Unit in DG Environment. Previously, he worked with the Irish Department of the Environment on international climate change issues.
He holds a Bachelor of Law degree and a Masters in Planning and Sustainable Development from University College Cork, Ireland.