Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres

Biography

Christiana Figueres is the former Executive Secretary the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She directed the successful Conferences of the Parties in Cancun 2010, Durban 2011, Doha 2012, Warsaw 2013, and Lima 2014, before culminating her efforts in the historical Paris Agreement of 2015. Throughout her tenure Christiana brought together national and sub national governments, corporations and activists, financial institutions and communities of faith, think tanks and technology providers, NGOs and parliamentarians, to jointly deliver the unprecedented climate change agreement.