Juvarya has dedicated her career to helping purpose-driven organisations navigate the changes related to climate transition.

With 18 years of experience, Juvarya has served as Chief of Strategy at InBC Investment, and Director of the Canada Climate Law Initiative at the University of British Columbia. She worked alongside local entrepreneurs and small business owners for 10 years, when she led green economy programs for the City of Vancouver.

At C40, Juvarya leads the Green Ports Forum, a global alliance of port cities spearheading greener supply chains and promoting sustainable trade.

In addition to a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the University of British Columbia, Juvarya earned a BA (hons) in Economics and Sustainable Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. She holds the Global Association of Risk Professional’s certificate in Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR).

Originally from the UK with Pakistani heritage, Juvarya grew up in Saudi Arabia and now lives in Squamish, Canada with her husband, two young children, and two cats on traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish people.