Board of Chairs

President for the South

Mr. Yaku Pérez

Prefect of Azuay (Ecuador)

Focal point: Ms. Blga. Ivonne Yánez

President for the North

Ms. Elena Moreno

Deputy Minister for the Environment, Basque Country (Spain)

Focal Point: Mr. Iñaki Susaeta

Vice President for the North and Central Africa

Mr. Adama Diallo

President of the Departmental Council of Gossas (Senegal)

Focal Point: Mr. Mamadou Ndong Touré

Vice President for Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean

Mr. Didier Robert

President of the Regional Council of La Réunion (France)
Focal Point: Mr. Philippe Jean Pierre

Vice President for The Americas

Mr. Marcos Penido

Secretary of State for Infrastructure and Environment of the Government of São Paulo (Brazil)
Focal Point: Ms Jussara de Lima Carvalho

Vice-President for Asia

Dr. Ir. Binsar Situmorang

Head of the Environmental Board of the Government of the Province of North Sumatra (Indonesia)

Focal Point: Ms. Kayrun Nisha

Vice-President for Europe

Mr. Koen Van den Heuvel

Minister for Environment, Nature and Agriculture of Flanders (Belgium)
Focal point: Mr. Matthias de Moor

Board of Advisors

Joana Setzer

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics.

Fernando Rei

Professor in the PhD Program in International Environmental Law at the Catholic University of Santos. Professor of Environmental Law at the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation.

Ibon Galarraga

BC3-Basque Centre for Climate Change

Kenty Richardson

Senior Consultant on International Relations, Environment & Sustainable Development

Josep Enric Llebot

Full Professor in Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

Tasneem Essop

Founding Director of the Energy Democracy Initiative in South Africa and Commissioner of the National Planning Commission of South Africa.


Iñaki Susaeta

Secretary General

Lorena Vega

Chief Operations Executive

Sara Kupka

Climate Change Programme Manager

Renata Gomez

Biodiversity Programme Manager

Ivy de Moraes

Sustainable Development Programme Manager


Mayra García-Blásquez

Communications Coordinator

Natalia Uribe

Climate Change Programme