Elizabeth serves as Technical Adviser for C40’s UCAP Climate Action Implementation (CAI) Programme in Africa. In this role, she provides technical assistance to the C40 cities of Accra, Addis Ababa, Dar Es Salam, Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi and Tshwane to develop climate action plans and begin implementing these plans in line with the Paris Agreement. Prior to joining C40, Elizabeth worked for ClimateCare as a Project Developer and Manager where she managed a couple of donor-funded programmes by UKAID including, “The CDM Support Project in Kenya”, under the Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK+) Programme. She has extensive climate change mitigation and adaptation experience including expertise in development projects in the areas of household energy and water. She has previously worked in the private sector engaging governments and other stakeholders in climate change consultancy. She was part of the team that developed Kenya’s 2nd National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) to the UNFCCC in collaboration with IISD. She is an Afrika Kommt! Alumni (2018 -2020), having spent a year in Germany on a capacity building programme to foster sustainable economic cooperation between Germany and Africa. Elizabeth holds an M.A. in Environmental Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi and a B.A. from Kenyatta University.
- Technical Adviser (Energy & Buildings / Waste)