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Project Manager, Strategic and Co-Chair Communications
United Kingdom

As Project Manager, Strategic and Co-Chair Communications, Amelia spends her time supporting the Director of Communications to undertake various activities including working on media outreach, creating and executing communications activities, ensuring the delivery of key communications projects with other C40 teams and providing specific support to the Co-Chair’s communications.

Prior to her current role, Amelia led Communications and Campaigns for a pro-EU organisation based in London and before this worked for the United Nations in Sydney, Australia where her work centred around implementing the Sustainable Development Goals on a city level.

Amelia graduated from the University of Manchester in 2019 with a BA in Geography. During her undergraduate degree she also spent a year studying at the University of Maryland, College Park, United States. Additionally she holds an MA in Gender, Society and Representation from University College London. Her academic research focused primarily on feminist geographies and gendered practices in public and private space.

Project Officer, City-Business Engagement

Amélia Maradas serves as City-Business Engagement Project Officer at C40.

Prior to joining C40, Amélia worked as Innovation Lead with UNLEASH, a global Innovation Program with the mission to build the world’s leading initiative and platform for innovative, implementable, and scalable solutions to the SDGs.

Amélia has experience working with innovation, social entrepreneurship, and youth network mobilisation. She also worked with UNDP Junior Professional Service Center for partnerships, donors, and outreach campaigns.

Amélia holds a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from Sciences Po Bordeaux (France) and graduated from Vrije Universiteit (Netherlands) with an LLM. in Law and Politics of International Security.

Senior Manager, Urban Heat
Amy Buitenhuis, Senior Manager - Urban Heat

Amy Buitenhuis is Senior Manager for Urban Heat and manages the C40 Cool Cities Network. She supports a network of global cities to identify, plan and implement projects to increase resilience to urban heat.

Before joining C40, Amy spent almost a decade working at the City of Toronto on programs and policies related to resilience, housing, and COVID-19 response and recovery. During this time, she is proud to have delivered Toronto’s first Resilience Strategy and led the City’s 2020 hot weather response during the COVID-19 emergency (and hottest summer in 50+ years). She also
designed and established a new apartment building quality standards program, regulated short-term rentals, and developed Toronto’s plan for the future of its temporary COVID-19 shelters for people experiencing homelessness and on its journey toward recovery from the pandemic.

Amy holds an MA in geography from the University of Toronto and a BScE in engineering and BA in geography from Queen’s University (Canada).

Fundraising Manager
United Kingdom
Amy Fifield
Editorial Lead, C40 Knowledge
United Kingdom
Amy Kirbyshire

Amy is the Editorial Lead for C40’s knowledge management work. She leads the capture and sharing of C40’s knowledge for city and climate professionals, principally on C40’s Knowledge Hub, as well as internally for C40 staff. Amy started at C40 as the Knowledge Hub’s Content Editor, writing and managing the library of content on the platform in its first years. She continues to oversee the Hub, aiming to ensure it captures the insights of leading cities as well as the most relevant resources from organisations around the world to build a leading-edge, comprehensive, practical platform for cities on climate issues.

Prior to C40 Amy spent seven years at the Overseas Development Institute, first with the Climate and Development Knowledge Network on adaptation research and knowledge management, and later as a researcher on climate risk and resilience. She holds an MSc in Disasters, Adaptation and Development from Kings College London, and a BSc in Geography from Sheffield University.

Manager, Energy Finance, City Finance Programme

Ana Terra serves as Clean Energy Finance Manager for the City Finance Programme, a global initiative that supports investment in green infrastructure and adaptation projects. Also at C40, Ana previously worked as TUMI E-bus Mission Manager for Latin America, managing a programme to support 6 cities in the region to develop strategies to e-bus deployment.

Ana has 10 years of experience in supporting partnerships between international organisations, investors and government on Clean Energy, supporting Government Aid Programmes and directly involved in international business development initiatives. She holds a Bachelors degree in International Relations and a MBA in Clean Energy.

Head of Mobility, India

Anantha serves as theC40 Head of Mobility, in India, supporting electrification of freight and passenger transport, and inclusive climate action in cities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks.

Anantha has almost 15 years of experience in sustainable transport, air quality, electric mobility, public transport, multi-modal integration, non-motorized transport, shared mobility, climate action and policy. She has actively worked with diverse stakeholders involving government, private organisations, academic institutions and international organisations on various climate change and sustainable transport projects. Prior to joining C40, she worked with the World Bank as a consultant, where she supported the development of transport sector implementation strategies for clean air management projects. She previously worked as a Research Scientist with the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy in the climate environment and sustainability sector, supporting energy, environment, and sustainability projects.

Anantha holds a PhD in Engineering specialising in sustainable mobility – urban public transport systems sustainability assessment from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISC) and a Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD) in Transportation Engineering.

Clean Construction Senior Advisor

André serves a Senior Advisor for the Clean Construction Programme. Prior to joining C40, he worked at the Climate Agency for the City of Oslo where he primarily focused on Oslo’s transition to zero-emission construction machinery and reducing indirect emissions from the buildings sector. He was also closely involved in developing Oslo’s climate strategy to 2030. André has worked at the Norwegian Environment Agency where he led the unit responsible for implementing EU’s Emissions Trading System in Norway. He has previously worked on climate change issues for over a decade at the International Energy Agency and the World Bank. André holds a Masters degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.

Technical Adviser, Climate Action Planning, Latin America

Andrea Bizberg serves as a Technical Adviser for the Air Quality Climate Action Planning Project in Latin America, and is responsible for coordinating the air quality impact analyses for the two pilot city projects in Buenos Aires and Guadalajara.
Prior to joining C40, Andrea has worked for more than five years on air quality, climate change and public health issues in several countries in Latin America and Europe, most recently working as an international consultant for the United Nations Development Programme to support the update of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).
Prior to this, she has worked from a public policy perspective across different sectors. With the NGO, the Nature Conservancy she has worked as a strategic consultant to increase the ambition of the NDCs of priority countries in LATAM with the inclusion of Natural Climate Solutions (NCS). She has also contributed to the development of a green finance taxonomy in Mexico with the Green Finance Advisory Council of the Mexican Stock Exchange. Finally, she has provided policy research and technical advice to the Economist Intelligence Unit, Harvard University and the Mexican Ministry of Public Health around air quality and public health issues.
Andrea holds a Master in Environmental Policies from Sciences Po, a Master in Environmental Sciences from Sorbonne Université (Université Pierre et Marie Curie) and a Bachelor in Science, Technology and Health from the University Paris-Saclay (Université Paris-Sud XI).

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, UCAP CAI Programme
United Kingdom

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, UCAP Climate Action Implementation Programme – Andrea serves as Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to C40’s UCAP CAI Programme. She works across teams to balance and respond to funder requirements, cities’ priorities, and C40’s existing KPIs. In doing so, her objective is to demonstrate the impact of C40 and its cities’ work while enabling meaningful comparison and learning across programmes.

Prior to joining C40, Andrea worked as a Knowledge Transfer Manager on a UKAID programme that aimed to strengthen innovation networks between the UK, Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa. Before this, she gained progressive M&E experience consulting for UN-Habitat and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

She holds an MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London and a BASc in Sustainability, Science and Society from McGill University.

Manager, Net Zero Carbon Buildings Accelerator
United Kingdom

Andrew is the Manager of the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Accelerator, providing support to signatory cities implementing ambitious actions to decarbonise buildings. He is responsible for tracking the progress of signatory cities and coordinating with the C40 networks in assisting cities in overcoming barriers to implementation. This includes providing expertise on global best practice approaches to building decarbonisation policies, from supporting cities in C40’s energy and buildings networks to assisting technical assistance programmes such as C40’s UCAP Climate Action Implementation Programme.

He previously served as Advisor for New Buildings, providing direct technical assistance to cities supporting the development of policies and programs to improve new building codes. In this role, he also supported C40’s Deadline2020 program delivering Climate Action Plans for cities across the network.

Before joining C40, Andrew was a Sustainability Consultant in a building services engineering consultancy, working in the UK development industry. Andrew was responsible for designing and implementing energy & sustainability strategies for a broad range of developments, including delivering low and zero-regulated carbon emission housing developments. He holds a BSc in Biology from the University of Sussex.

Analytical Executive Assistant
United Kingdom

Andrew works closely with the Head of Climate Data and leads various analytical projects.  He is an active member of C40’s Disability, Inclusion and Anti-Racism board and also ‘Enable’.

Andrew has a strong socio-economic background, joining C40 from Newquay Community Orchard, where he was the Social Programmes Manager and NHS liaison. Being passionate about promoting the use of nature in wellbeing (and as a preventative mental health measure), he became a Governor of Cornwall Partnership Foundation NHS Trust to further this cause. 

With a keen interest in socio-economic deprivation, especially around food supply and sustainability, Andrew founded and runs End Hunger Cornwall and is the chair of the Cornwall Food Access Alliance, both published and regularly referenced in this field.

Outside work, Andrew’s biggest hobby is playing the guitar, and he is well-known on the local music scene–everything from folk to heavy metal.

Qlik Platform Manager

Angel Monjarás is responsible for managing the Qlik data analytics platform, developing and maintaining analytic applications for internal use, and the C40 Knowledge Hub.

Prior to joining C40, Angel worked at two Qlik partner organisations and held many roles, including practice leader, solutions architect, training manager and product specialist.

Angel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a Diploma in Business Intelligence. He is a part-time business intelligence teacher at ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México) in Mexico City, a 2024 Qlik Luminary, and a 2022, 2023, and 2024 Qlik Academic Program Ambassador.

Senior Grants Manager, Government Funding
United Kingdom

Anita serves as the Senior Grants Manager of Government Funding in C40’s Corporate Services team, based out of the London office. She is responsible for funder relations, contracting, and procurement for C40’s Climate Action Planning work in Latin America and Asia.

Before joining C40, Anita was the Regional Relationship Manager of global corporates for Standard Chartered Bank, South Africa. In this role, Anita provided banking solutions to blue-chip corporates across sub-Saharan Africa. Anita has over a decade of corporate and investment banking experience focusing on counterparty risk and client-facing functions from Canary Wharf to Johannesburg and safely through the financial crisis.

Anita graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Management).

Senior Manager of Engagement and European Public Affairs

Anja serves as C40’s Senior Manager of Engagement and European Public Affairs.

Her role focuses on implementing the C40 advocacy plan for the European Union, delivering the European elements of C40’s mission-driven focus on ending fossil fuels, and addressing the impacts and injustices of climate breakdown.

Based in Brussels, she creates linkages with EU policies and initiatives and keeps relations with EU institutions and other Brussels-based stakeholders. She also supports the C40 cities in the European region to lead EU advocacy work and raise ambition for other cities to take bold and ambitious climate action.

Before joining C40, Anja worked for more than 10 years for a Brussels-based city network on a variety of European-funded projects and initiatives on sustainable urban development, especially on funding, innovative finance and procurement, and urban food.

Anja has a Master’s degree in European studies and environmental management from Sussex University. Originally from Italy, she also speaks English, French and German.

Network Manager, Food Systems and Sustainable Waste Systems
South Africa

Anri Manderson serves as Network Manager in the Climate Solutions and Networks team, splitting time between the Sustainable Waste Systems Network and the Food Systems Network. She supports the delivery of both networks’ knowledge-sharing activities, also helping cities deliver on their commitments to the Pathway Towards Zero Waste and the Good Food Cities Accelerator.

Before joining C40, Anri worked in food systems across southern Africa, specifically building resilience in smallholder farmer systems. She has extensive experience in community and natural resource governance, building local economies, regenerative agriculture, and youth and female empowerment.

Anri holds a joint PhD in food policy from the Universities of Antwerp in Belgium and Stellenbosch in South Africa. She also completed an MPhil degree in Sustainable Development Management and Planning and a BA in Visual Communication Design, both at Stellenbosch University.

Knowledge Manager, Ports & Shipping
United Kingdom
Ariane Colson - Knowledge Manager, Ports & Shipping

Ariane is the Knowledge Manager for Ports & Shipping at C40 Cities, where she promotes the decarbonisation of the maritime sector. She is responsible for coordinating the delivery of engagement and knowledge products in collaboration with Green Ports Forum members. Her work also informs the future development of the Ports and Shipping programme, particularly for port cities in the Global South.

Before joining C40’s Ports & Shipping team, Ariane contributed to C40’s Women4Climate Initiative, pushing gender-inclusive climate action higher up the political agenda. Through her work, she has helped to strengthen the participation of women and people from marginalised communities in urban climate action. She also worked as a gender and climate policy intern with Women Engage for a Common Future Gender, where she supported gender and climate advocacy for COP26.

Ariane holds an Master’s (Hons) in International Affairs from Sciences Po Paris, France, where she focused on feminist and people-centered approaches to global affairs. She was awarded the Advanced Certification in Gender Studies to recognise her academic work.

Head of Knowledge and Partnerships, CFF
United Kingdom

Aris is the Head of Knowledge and Partnerships for the C40 Cities Finance Facility (CFF), a joint initiative of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and GIZ. The CFF facilitates access to finance for climate change mitigation and resilience projects in urban areas. In his role, Aris collects, manages and disseminates all knowledge generated in CFF-supported projects, which include cycling infrastructure in Bogotá, electric buses in Mexico City, and community-led ecosystem-based adaptation in Durban. Aris holds a MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation from LSE and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of York and the University of California, San Diego. Prior to joining C40, Aris worked for Carbon Analytics, an environmental accounting start-up, and for ABC Trust, an Anglo-Brazilian NGO helping children in Brazilian cities.

Contracts Manager (Southeast Asia), UCAP CAI Programme

Armada Eras Pratama is the Contracts Manager for C40’s UCAP Climate Action Implementation (CAI) Programme in Southeast Asia.

Based in Malang (East Java), Indonesia, Eras is a graduate of Brawijaya University Malang, where he majored in International Relations with a specific focus on Global Political Economy.

Previously, Eras worked at UNDP Indonesia for over three years and has accumulated more than six years of experience in the field of procurement and holds CIPS 3 certification (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply).

In his leisure time, Eras enjoys engaging in adrenaline sports, reading books, and travelling.

Operations Officer
United Kingdom

Aura serves as the Operations Officer in C40’s Corporate Services team and is based in the London office. She provides operations optimization and travel management support across C40, as well as support to the wider Corporate Services team. She manages projects required across C40’s global operations. Previously, she interned for C40’s Climate Action Planning and Innovation team and supported the delivery of technical assistance to help member cities align with international best practices.

Prior to joining C40, Aura worked with Climate Compatible Growth (CCG) to collect data and build a country-based model for energy transition. This project was in collaboration with the Energy Transition Council for COP27. Similarly, she collaborated on the production of the Raindance Film Festival for three consecutive editions.

Aura holds an MSc in Environmental Technology, specialising in urban sustainable environments, from Imperial College London. She also holds a BA in International Relations from King’s College London.

Aura is fluent in Spanish, French and English.