Jessica is Head of Finance for Grants at C40. This role, within Corporate Services, oversees the restricted grant portfolio which is currently approximately 60 grants worth over $100m.

Jess spent three years at SouthSouthNorth, a climate resilience NGO, in Cape Town. Prior to that, Jess worked at Standard Bank Group in South Africa and the UK where she undertook various roles and also gained her chartered accounting qualification through SAICA.

Jess will be based in the London office, and is a South African and Irish dual citizen. In her spare time, Jess likes to do yoga, surf and run.