Yasar is the Knowledge Officer in the C40 Cities Finance Facility (CFF), a joint initiative of C40 and GIZ which facilitates access to finance for climate change mitigation and resilience projects in urban areas. In his role, Yasar is part of the delivery of the CFF’s City Academy on Finance and Equity (CAFE) and other knowledge dissemination activities. Yasar joined C40 in November 2022 as an intern working across the Climate Action Implementation and CFF teams, where he supported coordination across the teams and the delivery of events. Before joining C40, Yasar completed his Master’s degree in World History at the University of Cambridge, writing on Kwame Nkrumah and Pan-Africanism in post-colonial Ghana, and before that completed his undergraduate degree in History at the University of Oxford. Prior to C40, he worked with the Cambridge Refugee Resettlement Campaign and Starfish Greathearts.