Strategic Engagement Manager, Climate Program / WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
Pandora is the Strategic Engagement Manager at the Climate Program and Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Prior to this role, Pandora was the Strategic Engagement and Partnerships Manager at the Coalition for Urban Transitions where she played a central role in engaging key national government decision makers, and shining a global spotlight on the urgent need for national government action to transform towns and cities. She was responsible for a range of engagement activities including global and country events, diplomatic initiatives and bilateral meetings. Pandora also worked closely with the communications team within the Coalition for Urban Transitions to help develop high-quality, targeted written materials and advise on the Coalition’s publications to ensure they are relevant and compelling.
Prior to joining WRI, Pandora previously worked at CDP where she was responsible for global engagement with cities disclosing their climate and environmental data through the platform. She also managed key partnerships and coordinated global communications campaigns. Prior to this she worked as a risk and resilience research consultant at ODI and a trainee with the European Commission in New Delhi, India.
Pandora holds an MSc in Climate Change and Development and a BSc in Physical Geography and has spent much of her spare time volunteering with youth climate organisations in India and the UK.