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HR Manager
United Kingdom

Anelda Blom serves as C40’s HR Administrator, where she supports all Human Resources functions for the organization. Prior to joining C40, Anelda worked for Golder Associates Africa, providing HR consultative and operational support service to line managers and employees in South Africa, Ghana, Mozambique, and Botswana. Previously, Anelda worked for CBARS as an HR Information System Consultant, providing functional application support and management information service to CBARS. Anelda holds a BCom degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Pretoria.

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).

Project Officer, Measurement and Planning

Anna serves as a Project Officer within the Measurement and Planning team. In this role, she supports the Climate Action Planning Programme with the development of climate action planning resources, helping cities to deliver 1.5-degree compatible Climate Action Plans. In her previous role with C40, Anna was part of the Executive Director’s team, where she supported C40’s leadership in managing organisational governance and strategic development, including coordinating C40 Board meetings, and as liaison C40’s strategic funder Realdania and other major funders. Based in the C40 Copenhagen office, Anna was also part of the core team planning and delivering the C40 World Mayors Summit 2019. Anna holds a Master in Urban Governance from Sciences Po Paris, and a BSc in International Business and Politics from Copenhagen Business School, and has previous working experience from different industries in Denmark, France and Brazil.

Project Officer, ZEV
United Kingdom

Anna is joining the Global Initiatives team as the Project Officer for the Low Emission Vehicle Network. In this role, she will be assisting the coordination of the network’s activities and events, primarily focusing on the LEV network workshop, supporting the network cities, and resource management. Previously, Anna worked as an intern for the Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative, where she supported the delivery of the annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum in New York, alongside the coordination of several FSCI workshops. Prior to joining C40, she has been involved with NGO’s campaigning on global health issues, specifically with the group Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), working with universities to promote global equitable access to medicines and assisting in implementing relevant progressive licensing practices to address these challenges. Anna has a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science from University College London (UCL).

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.

Project Manager, Model Development and Analytics
United Kingdom

Antoine serves as Project Manager, Model Development and Analytics within the Measurement and Planning Team, leading on the development of tools and methods to measure greenhouse gas emissions as well assess the impacts of city actions on climate, economic and social indicators. Prior to joining C40, Antoine worked as a climate consultant for Carbone 4, focused on the energy and housing sector. In that role, he assisted private and public sector stakeholders in measuring their carbon footprint, defining climate targets compatible with the Paris agreement together with designing action plans meeting those targets. He also brings experience from the development and financial sectors, having worked with the French Development Agency on climate issues in the Nigerian oil and gas industry and for Credit Agricole CIB on the financing of industrial projects. Antoine holds an Engineering Diploma from Mines Nancy, an Msc. in engineering from Université de Lorraine and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Economics from Sciences Po Paris.

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

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.

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.

Cities Race to Zero Project Manager, City Diplomacy and Special Projects

Birgitte provides support to the Director of Regions and Regional Directors of Europe and Africa, as well as coordinates the Danish Deadline 2020 project ‘DK2020’ in partnership with Realdania and Danish green think tank, CONCITO. Before joining C40 Birgitte worked at CONCITO, where she helped develop and run 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 with a semester at Mannheim University and interned at Ramboll Management Consulting during her studies.

Project Manager, Climate Action Planning (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.

City Adviser, Guadalajara

Carlos Vázquez Castañeda serves as City Adviser for Guadalajara, Mexico. He supports the city government and metropolitan area with tailored technical assistance, stakeholder engagement and facilitation of knowledge transfer towards ambitious, transformative and inclusive climate action planning.

Carlos has worked on sustainable development and climate change related themes from a public policy perspective across different sectors. As public servant, he participated in the implementation of Mexico´s Special Climate Change Program, the National Emissions Register, among other climate policy instruments derived from the General Climate Change Law of Mexico. He also has provided policy and technical advice to subnational governments on the elaboration of state and municipal Climate Change Plans.

In the international cooperation field, he has served as National Advisor for the implementation of Mexico´s Nationally Determined Contribution in accordance with the Paris Agreement newly developed transparency and accounting mechanisms. More recently, Carlos worked as International Climate Finance Officer, facilitating the design and implementation of UK climate portfolio in Mexico, covering various themes including energy, cities, green finance, sustainable infrastructure, forests, among others.

Carlos holds a master´s degree in Public Administration and Public Policy from University of York in United Kingdom, and a second one, in International Relations with a specialization in Political Economy of Development from Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain. He holds a bachelor´s degree in International Relations from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.

Programme Director, Transportation and Urban Planning
United Kingdom

Caroline serves as Programme Director for Transportation and Urban Planning. 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.