Siwe Ntombela serves as Inclusive Climate Action Project Officer at C40. In this role, she supports global data and policy analysis projects for the team.

Siwe is an urban planner with experience working in the private sector as a development economist, assisting local municipalities to find the best economic uses for their land for development. Prior to joining C40, she worked in the NGO sector across South African cities in advancing spatial transformation and inclusion of marginalised voices in development planning. She is passionate about community and youth development as well as promoting economic and spatial inclusion in cities through climate action. 

Siwe holds an honours degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Wits University in Johannesburg.