Luke Borain is a research analyst and editorial assistant at OneWorld.  In 2022, he completed an MPhil in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Cape Town – graduating with distinction. Luke has a particular interest in climate change and security studies, having explored ethnic conflict, climate change-induced instability, as well as the economics of civil war. He also has over five years’ experience as an editor, working on advanced technical proofreading in international relations, business, psychology, and statistical and environmental sciences. In his role at OneWorld Luke has worked on developing GCF funding training materials for Lesotho’s National Designated Authority, as well as a comprehensive Country Programme. Alongside this, Luke has been extensively engaged in a project for the AfDB – supporting the development of a continent-wide green credit facility for the provision of green finance products to MSMEs. More recently, he has worked both as a project coordinator and researcher on several UNICEF-funded projects involving the relationship between climate impacts and children across Africa. Throughout his time at OneWorld he has also operated as an ‘in-house’ editorial assistant on a variety of OneWorld projects, ranging from flood safeguarding methodology to climate and gender mainstreaming.