Katherine is an industrial engineer, MBA and holds advanced studies in Sociology and has deep expertise in the maritime industry (12+years). Katherine developed over the last 4 years a passion for sustainability and ESG strategy topics, especially related to supply chain and transportation, supporting a great variety of clients in the industry itself but also energy, cargo owners, insurance and financing companies- at a top tier consulting company. She recently attended a 6 month executive course on Climate & Sustainability at Cambridge University.
Juwonlo Michael is an experienced Operations Lead at Green Growth Africa Sustainability Network. She
holds a Bachelor's degree in History/International Relations from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria. Juwonlo has extensive experience leading programs related to E-STEM, Environmental Education, and Education for Sustainable Development.
Kazuya Takeda is a supply chain and logistics professional working in a global robotics firm. He holds a Master’s degree of business administration from University of Glasgow and is a student of Harvard Extension School (Sustainability).
Netra is a young climate scientist, architect, and environmental planner. She is interested in how cities adapt to deal with urban heat and flooding. Her specialist areas and research focus are green infrastructures, nature-based solutions, and climate-responsive design and planning. She is an ex-International Climate Protection Humboldt Fellow from the 2021 cohort.
Diana Gastelum is a recent graduate from Suffolk University where she studied Environmental Policy and International Relations. Diana gained an interest in doing research surrounding the energy sector and how political actions within the industry play a role in the energy transition specifically within North and South America. Diana currently works as an Energy Program Coordinator focusing on energy efficiency, decarbonization, and other distributed energy technologies in the open market.
Carlos Alexandre de Oliveira holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from FMU-SP and an MBA in Business Management from FGV - Fundação Getúlio Vargas and UCI - University of California. He has more than 25 years of experience in various sectors of the economy (industry, commerce, finance and services). He currently lives in São Paulo-Brazil.