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Technical Adviser, Climate Action Planning, Latin America
Mexico

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, UKAID Programme
United Kingdom

Andrea serves as Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to the UKAID Climate Action Implementation 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.

Declaration Manager, Net Zero Carbon Buildings
United Kingdom

Andrew serves as New Buildings Adviser for the Building Energy 2020 Programme, buildings and energy technical assistance programme for C40 cities. Andrew is responsible for providing cities with technical assistance focused on supporting cities with their plans to implement ambitious building energy performance requirements including building energy codes. Prior to joining C40, Andrew was a Sustainability Consultant in London for TÜV SÜD Real Estate, a building services engineering consultancy, working in the building engineering team. Andrew was responsible for designing and implementing energy strategies for a broad range of developments including the delivery of low and zero regulated carbon emission housing developments. In his previous roles he conducted environmental assessments of the built environment which take into account a range of wellbeing and sustainability issues including the impacts of carbon emissions. Andrew is qualified as a domestic energy assessor (DOCEA), BREEAM New Construction Assessor and holds a BSc in Biology from the University of Sussex.

Project Manager, FSCI
United Kingdom

Anelise works across the Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative (FSCI) to support the tracking, coordination and communication of activities, events and outcomes across the Initiative. She is responsible for monitoring and dissemination of knowledge from the sectors currently covered by the FSCI (finance for sustainable transport, energy and adaptation). Anelise also leads on coordination between the C40’s work on climate finance and Inclusive Climate Action, as well as the Initiative’s annual events strategy. Before joining C40 in 2016 to work on the C40 Cities Mayors Summit, Anelise was studying for a MSci in Natural Sciences at UCL, specialising in biomedical sciences and organic chemistry. As a student, she became interested in sustainable development and global health through working nationally and internationally with student advocacy groups including Universities Allied for Essential Medicines and Medsin UK.

Grants & Contracts Manager
United Kingdom

Anita serves as the part-time Grants and Contracts Manager 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, Clean Transportation Finance
United States

Anthony serves as Clean Transportation Finance Manager for C40’s Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative (FSCI). In this role, Anthony leads the development and successful implementation of a range of city-city interactions and technical assistance on urban transportation finance. He supports city achievements of strong finance-related outcomes, bringing cities together to share experiences and learn from each other to discover new solutions. Prior to joining C40, Anthony acquired significant experience managing projects in the built environment in Europe and in the United States. Until 2017, he worked in the U.K. as a Senior Sustainability Consultant for Mott MacDonald, where he collaborated with a variety of public and private clients to develop, refine and successfully implement sustainability strategies in the built environment. A Chartered Engineer, Anthony holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Energy Sciences from Polytech’ Nantes Graduate School of Engineering.

Senior Manager, Knowledge and Partnerships
United Kingdom

Aris is the Knowledge and Partnerships Manager 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.

Senior Manager, Adaptation Finance
Brazil

Barbara Barros serves as City Adviser for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as part of C40 Climate Action Planning Programme. In this role, she is responsible for engaging internal and external stakeholders, and facilitating knowledge transfer across the Rio’s City Hall, C40 network and C40 consultants, in order to provide high-quality tailored technical assistance to support locally-led efforts and strengthen the Rio’s climate action.

Prior to joining C40, Barbara worked on the development of the Rio de Janeiro Climate Change Adaptation Strategy, in which she carried out a vulnerability assessment and an adaptation strategy for the Urbanization & Housing sector of the City by 2040. Later, she served as a Head of the Adaptation and Resilience Sector of the City Hall of Recife (Pernambuco – Brazil) to manage the Climate Change Adaptation Plan and low carbon urban development projects of the City. She also worked as a technical consultant for the Recife’s Master Plan to advance climate change planning within the urban planning agenda for the next 10 years.

She holds a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from Federal University of Alagoas (Brazil), and a Master’s in Urban Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Her master’s thesis analyses the integration of adaptation planning with urban planning across four megacities.

City Advisor, Chennai and Bengaluru
India

Benjamin serves as C40 City Advisor for Chennai and Bengaluru. He is an architect, urban regional planner and urban designer by training with close to a decade of experience working in the fields of spatial planning and policy, mobility, physical infrastructure and environmental management with a strong focus on stakeholder engagement.

Prior to joining C40, Benjamin worked with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), Delhi, and Dutch consultancy firm Royal Haskoning DHV (RHDHV) with practical experience of working with governments across 4 continents (India, Europe, Middle East, and Africa).

While at NIUA, he worked on the preparation of the Master Plan of Delhi 2041, and with RHDHV he worked on the Revised Master Plan of Bengaluru 2031 and greenfield urban extension master plans for Surat, Aurangabad.

Benjamin enjoys preparing maps using creative cartographic methods and research writing with a focus on deep ethnography; he is also a trained musician and plays the keyboard, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, ukelele, and melodica during his free time.

Content and Web Editor
United Kingdom

Beth is Content and Web Editor at C40. In this role, she is responsible for monitoring and maintaining content on the C40 website and helping to create and edit content for a variety of communications materials.

Before joining C40 Beth was Communications Coordinator at the European Respiratory Society, where she supported a web redesign project, developed and implemented communications plans for a range of activities and events, and led advocacy campaigns on clean air, the environment and health, and tobacco control. Prior to this, she worked as Digital Content Editor for Sheffield Hallam University and as an Editorial Intern for a local magazine.

Beth holds an MSc in Science Communication from the University of Manchester and a BA in English Language and Linguistics from the University of Sheffield.

Senior Manager, Steering Committee
Denmark

Birgitte is the C40 Steering Committee Senior Manager responsible for supporting the Office of the C40 Chair by managing the processes of the Steering Committee, including Steering Committee meetings and elections. Prior to this, Birgitte supported the Managing Director of C40 Regions and Mayoral Engagement and managed the Danish Deadline2020 project ‘DK2020’. Before joining C40 Birgitte worked at the Danish green think tank ‘CONCITO’, where she supported the management of CONCITO’s youth platform ‘the Climate Embassy’ and coordinated a cross-disciplinary course for young professionals and university students with a focus on sustainability. Birgitte has a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Aarhus University, Denmark and Mannheim University, Germany.

Project Manager, Climate Action Planning (China)
China

Bo Sun acts as the Project Manager in the CAP China team, based in Beijing.
Prior to C40, Bo worked in the Ministry of Ecology and Environment in China, where he worked on the implementation and management of Chinese Projects of Montreal Protocol on Ozone Depleting Substances. He was also involved and coordinated in the national greenhouse gas HFCs phase-down strategy development.
Bo holds a Master of Sociology from Brown University.

Events Manager
United Kingdom

Brendan serves as Events Officer at C40. In this role, Brendan draws on his project management skills to assist in the end-to-end delivery of world-leading international events, communication campaigns and initiatives that showcase the work of C40 Cities.

Prior to joining C40, Brendan worked for several years in different capacities within the music industry, specialising in events and venue management, primarily for VICE Media-owned and independent venues in London. He has also worked in the social care sector, for an educational NGO in Hong Kong, and has volunteered for several NGOs both in the UK and abroad, focusing on research, copywriting, data protection, and refugee participation in sports.

Brendan holds a Master’s degree in Environment, Development and Policy from the University of Sussex and a Bachelor’s degree in Music and Entertainment Industry Management from the University of Hertfordshire.

Helpdesk Technician
United States

Brian Farrelly is a Helpdesk Technician in C40’s New York City office, reporting directly to the IT Manager. In this role, he addresses the tech support needs of C40 team members by managing incoming helpdesk tickets, facilitating IT training sessions and serving as an on-site and remote support resource. Prior to joining the team at C40, Brian was an IT Support Specialist at Todd Street Productions, a marketing communications and event production company based in New York City. In this position, he was responsible for assisting staff and freelance members with their IT inquiries, new machine deployments and providing on-site support for corporate events and sales meetings. Before his position at Todd Street, Brian was in a similar IT support role at MJM Creative, which is a subsidiary of WPP, a British multinational advertising and public relations company. Brian graduated from the State University of New York, Albany with a BA in English.

Director, Transportation
United Kingdom

Caroline serves as Director for Transportation at C40. Previously, Caroline worked at environmental behaviour change charity Global Action Plan where, as a Partner, she led their Air Quality Portfolio. Working with local authorities, cities, and the NHS, Caroline designed and delivered programmes to protect health and reduce dangerous air pollution. Prior to this, Caroline was Strategy Manager at the Energy Saving Trust managing electric vehicle research and delivery programmes. At EST she worked with business fleets to increase uptake of low carbon vehicles, and chaired the Low Emission Vehicle Partnership car working group and the European Energy Network’s Transport Working Group. Caroline has also worked as Policy Advisor in the UK’s Environment Agency and as a Researcher to a Member of the UK Parliament. Caroline has a masters degree in Environmental Politics from Keele University.

Climate Politics, Intelligence and Diplomacy Manager
United Kingdom

As Climate Politics, Intelligence and Diplomacy Manager, Casimir supports the City Diplomacy team through policy analysis, intelligence sharing, and engagement with external partners, including the International Climate Politics Hub and the 2050 Pathways Platform. Through this work, Casimir helps advance C40’s diplomatic goals of promoting a green and just recovery from COVID-19, enhancing global climate ambition, and building a coalition of cities committed to the principles of the Global Green New Deal. Prior to joining C40, Casimir worked as a Policy Analyst Trainee with the Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France, where he devised and piloted a new engagement strategy aimed at better understanding member states’ multilateral aid priorities. Casimir holds joint Master’s degrees in International Security and International Relations from Sciences Po’s Paris School of International Affairs and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).