Celeste serves as Urban Climate Resilience Manager for the Adaptation team. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring coordinated management of a portfolio of activities and projects to achieve the overall objectives of the Climate Resilience programme within C40. Previously, Celeste served as Programme Officer for the Climate Action Implementation team, supporting programme management, planning and coordination across teams.

Before joining C40, Celeste was part of the UN-Habitat team in Lao PDR, where she contributed through project and programme management to expand the organisation’s portfolio in the country. She engaged in several projects linked to addressing climate change impact through adaptation and mitigation strategies, working closely with the government, donors, and development partners.

Celeste holds a Degree in Architecture, with a specialisation in Urban Planning, and an MSc in International Cooperation from the International University of Catalonia, Spain.