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The Green Climate Fund is governed by a Board of 24 members representing developed and developing countries equally. Each Board member has an alternate member.

Representation from developing countries includes

  • three members and three alternate members from the Asia-Pacific States;
  • three members and three alternate members from the African States;
  • three members and three alternate members from the Latin American and the Caribbean States;
  • one member and one alternate member from the small island developing States (SIDS);
  • one member and one alternate member from the least developed country Parties (LDCs);
  • one member from the developing country Parties not included in the regional groups and constituencies above; and
  • one alternate member to rotate between developing country Parties included in the groups and constituencies listed above.

The members and alternate members of the Board are selected by their respective constituency, or regional group within a constituency, to serve a three-year term.

Member List Member List

Nagmeldin Goutbi
ELHASSAN,
Co-chair
Title Senior Researcher
Affiliation Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (Sudan)
Selected by Developing Countries

Alternate Wael Ahmed Kamal ABOUL-MAGD
Title Ambassador
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Egypt)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Ali Mohamed Ahmed Osman MOHAMED
  • Richard SHERMAN
  • Sumaya A. ZAKIELDEEN
Josceline
WHEATLEY,
Co-chair
Title Head of International Team, Climate and Environment Department
Affiliation Department for International Development (United Kingdom)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Kate HUGHES
Title Deputy Director, International Climate Finance
Affiliation Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (United Kingdom)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Zac BULL
  • Victoria MORRIS
  • Shannan MURPHY
For alternate member
  • Kevin GARDNER
  • Serina NG
  • Jamie STEWART
Roelof BUFFINGA Profile
Roelof BUFFINGA
Title Head, Climate Team
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Netherlands)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Tobias VON PLATEN-HALLERMUND
Title Chief Advisor, Multilateral Cooperation and Climate Change
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Peter CARTER
  • Marjolein GEUSEBROEK
  • Sibout NOOTEBOOM
  • Jimmy SKENDEROVIC
  • Caroline VAN THIEL
For alternate member
  • Jennifer De NIJS
  • Maria SAMUELSEN
Reinaldo José DE ALMEIDA SALGADO Profile
Reinaldo José DE ALMEIDA SALGADO
Title Director for Environmental Sustainability
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Brazil)
Selected by Developing Countries, Latin America & Caribbean

Alternate Ignacio LORENZO ARANA
Title Director of Climate Change
Affiliation Ministry of Housing, Land Planning, and Environment (Uruguay)

Advisors list
For alternate member
  • Israel FIERRO
  • Lennox GLADDEN
  • Juan LABAT
  • Patricia Soares LEITE
  • Lorena MARQUEZ
  • Macarena MO
  • Viviana Tinoco MONGE
  • Lorena PALOMO
  • Maria Antonella PARODI
  • Cecilia PENENGO
  • Belen REYES
  • Érico ROCHA
  • Paola VISCA
Frank FASS-METZ Profile
Frank FASS-METZ
Title Deputy Director General
Commissioner for Climate Policy and Climate Financing
Affiliation Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Norbert GORIßEN
Title Deputy Director General International Policy
Affiliation Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (Germany)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Nicolas VON KALM
For alternate member
  • Hendrikje REICH
  • Sarah ZÜGEL
Ali GHOLAMPOUR Profile
Ali GHOLAMPOUR
Title Minister Counsellor / Senior Climate Finance Expert
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
Selected by Developing Countries, Asia-Pacific

Alternate Chang HUH
Title Director General, Development Finance
Affiliation Ministry of Economy and Finance (Republic of Korea)
Mathew HAARSAGER Profile
Mathew HAARSAGER
Title Deputy Assistant Secretary for MDB Operations and Policy
Affiliation Department of the Treasury (United States)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Trigg TALLEY
Title Director, Office of Global Change
Affiliation Department of State (United States)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Eric HAXTHAUSEN
  • Rebecca LAWLOR
  • Elizabeth LIEN
  • David SULLIVAN
For alternate member
  • Rebecca ADLER-MISERENDINO
  • Hilary CLIFFORD
  • Holly KIRKING LOOMIS
Hans Olav IBREKK Profile
Hans Olav IBREKK
Title Policy Director of Section for Energy and Climate
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Norway)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Jose DELGADO
Title Senior Climate Policy Advisor
Affiliation Federal Ministry of Finance (Austria)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Semund HAUKLAND
  • Astri Toril Bente HERSTAD
  • Terje KRONEN
For alternate member
  • Wolfgang DIERNHOFER
Ronald JUMEAU Profile
Ronald JUMEAU
Title Ambassador
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Seychelles)
Selected by Developing Countries, SIDS

Alternate TBD

Advisors list
For board member
  • Bianka KRETSCHMER
Hiroshi MATSUURA Profile
Hiroshi MATSUURA
Title Deputy Assistant Minister for Global Issues
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Munenari NOMURA
Title Director for Development Issues
Affiliation Ministry of Finance (Japan)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Kazuhiro IRYU
  • Akiko NAKANO
  • Tomoyo ONISHI
  • Toru SUGIO
  • Miho YOSHI
For alternate member
  • Yasuhisa NAKAO
  • Yusuke SEKIGUCHI
  • Hiroko SHIOZAKI
  • Tamayo SHOJI
  • Takahiro SUJINO
  • Kotaro TANIGUCHI
Richard MUYUNGI Profile
Richard MUYUNGI
Title Director
Affiliation Vice President’s Office (United Republic of Tanzania)
Selected by Developing Countries, Africa

Alternate Tlou Emmanuel RAMARU
Title Policy Analyst
Affiliation Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (South Africa)
Paul OQUIST KELLEY Profile
Paul OQUIST KELLEY
Title Minister - Private Secretary for National Policies
Affiliation President of the Republic (Nicaragua)
Selected by Developing Countries, Latin America & Caribbean

Alternate Jorge Alberto FERRER RODRIGUEZ
Title Minister Counselor
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Cuba)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Ayesha BAISDEN
  • Diann BLACK-LAYNE
  • Eduardo Flores COCA
  • Pablo Francisco Carrion ESPINOZA
  • Luis FIALLOS
  • Bernarditas MULLER
  • Lia NICHOLSON
  • Michai ROBERTSON
  • Philip WEECH
Wenxing PAN Profile
Wenxing PAN
Title Director, International Financial Institution Division III
Department of International Economic and
Financial Cooperation
Affiliation Ministry of Finance (China)
Selected by Developing Countries, Asia-Pacific

Alternate Nauman Bashir BHATTI
Title Counsellor
Affiliation Permanent Mission to the United Nations (Pakistan)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Lan CHEN
  • Yingzhi LIU
  • Yucheng ZHANG
Paola PETTINARI Profile
Paola PETTINARI
Title Senior Adviser, International Financial Relations Directorate
Affiliation Ministry of Economy and Finance (Italy)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Esther GONZÁLEZ SANZ
Title Coordinator of Climate Funds
Affiliation Ministry of Economy and Business (Spain)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Mary CARRICK
  • Swan SENESI
For alternate member
  • Sean JUDGE
  • Pilar Gracia MORALES
  • Paul RYAN
  • Elisa Carolina de SANTOS
Karina RAMIREZ ARRAS Profile
Karina RAMIREZ ARRAS
Title Deputy Director General for Sustainable Finance
Affiliation Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (Mexico)
Selected by Developing Countries, Latin America & Caribbean

Alternate Lorena PALOMO
Title Senior Economic Adviser or Trade Policy
and Sustainable Development
Affiliation Ministry of Finance (Chile)

Advisors list
For alternate member
  • Aaron CAVIERES
  • Marcela PALOMINOS
  • Angelo SARTORI
  • Leonel TAPIA
Lars ROTH Profile
Lars ROTH
Title Deputy Director, Division for Climate, Energy and Environment
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Sweden)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Mattias FRUMERIE
Title Deputy Director-General, Division for Climate, Energy and Environment
Affiliation Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Sweden)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Kristina AKESSON
  • Jessica ANDERSSON
  • Anna Collins FALK
  • Sandra LINDSTRÖM
Cyril ROUSSEAU Profile
Cyril ROUSSEAU
Title Deputy Assistant Secretary, Multilateral Financial Affairs and Development
and Director-General of the Treasury
Affiliation Ministry for the Economy and Finance (France)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Leonardo PUPPETTO
Title Head of Multilateral Financing for Development and Climate
Affiliation Ministry for the Economy and Finance (France)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Delphine EYRAUD
  • Viviane HABERT
For alternate member
  • Jérémy LAUER-STUMM
Stefan SCHWAGER Profile
Stefan SCHWAGER
Title Head, International Climate and Biodiversity Finance
Affiliation Federal Office for the Environment (Switzerland)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Johanna PIETIKÄINEN
Title Programme Officer, Department for Development Policy Unit for Sustainable Development and Climate Policy
Affiliation Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Finland)
Ayman SHASLY Profile
Ayman SHASLY
Title International Policies Consultant
Affiliation Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources (Saudi Arabia)
Selected by Developing Countries, Asia-Pacific

Alternate Loren LEGARDA
Title Senator
Affiliation Chairperson of Committee on Finance and Climate 17th Congress (Philippines)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Saleh Al AMER
  • Abdullah Al GHAMDI
  • Albara TAWFIQ
Jeremiah Garwo SOKAN Profile
Jeremiah Garwo SOKAN
Title National Coordinator
Affiliation National Climate Change Secretariat Environmental Protection Agency (Liberia)
Selected by Developing Countries, LDC

Alternate Giza GASPAR MARTINS
Title Director, Office of Climate Change
Affiliation Ministry of Environment (Angola)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Benjamin S. KARMORH
  • Evans NJEWA
  • Ernest B. WAYLEE
Cheikh SYLLA Profile
Cheikh SYLLA
Title Senior Technical Advisor
Affiliation Office of Prime Minister (Senegal)
Selected by Developing Countries, Africa

Alternate Tanguy Guillaume GAHOUMA-BEKALE
Title Permanent Secretary
Affiliation National Climate Council (Gabon)
Sue SZABO Profile
Sue SZABO
Title Director General Food Security and Environment
Affiliation Global Affairs Canada (Canada)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Liesbeth LODDEWYKX
Title Assistant Director, Environment and Climate, FPS Foreign Affairs
Affiliation Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation (Belgium)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Lydia CAVASIN
  • Sonja DJUKIC
  • Nicolas DUVAL-MACE
  • Grzegorz GROBICKI
  • Ebru GURBUZER
  • Kerry MAX
  • Adam PRIBAN
  • Tamara SORGER
For alternate member
  • Jozef BUYS
  • Morre EVA
  • Grzegorz GROBICKI
  • Tine JACOBS
  • Filip KUŚMIERSKI
Chris TINNING Profile
Chris TINNING
Title Chief Economist - Development and First Assistant Secretary
Affiliation Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australia)
Selected by Developed Countries

Alternate Alison CARLIN
Title Lead Adviser - Climate Change and Environment
Affiliation Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (New Zealand)

Advisors list
For board member
  • Sandra I’ANSON
  • Peter ELDER
  • Jennifer GREGORY
  • Zabeta MOUTAFIS
For alternate member
  • Anthony BENNIE
  • Kate Wilson BUTLER
  • Alison CARLIN
  • Adele PLUMMER
 Vacant Profile
Vacant
Title
Affiliation

Alternate Victoria CHIRIBOGA
Title Secretary of Climate Change
Affiliation Ministry of Environment (Ecuador)
Selected by Developing Countries - Parties included in the groups above
Last updated 12 February 2019