People

The CAN International Secretariat coordinates and steers the network to achieve the network’s strategic objectives.

Executive Team

Tasneem Essop

Executive Director

Danni Taaffe

Head of Communications

Jana Merkelbach

Director of Strategic Management

Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan

Head of Building Movement Power

Nkatya Kafuli

Head of Operations

Anabella Rosemberg

Anabella Rosemberg

Interim Head of Global Political Strategy and Senior Advisor on Just Transition

Director’s Office

Amira Al Lakki

Senior Executive Assistant

Leanna Dakik

Executive and Governance Liaison

Sandhya Lakshmi Chellapilla

Senior Manager: Resource Mobilisation

Global Political Strategy

Koaile Monaheng

Expert on Renewable Energy for the Global Platform of Action

Rebecca Thissen

Rebecca Thissen

Global Lead on Multilateral Processes

Shreeshan Venkatesh

Global Policy Lead

Dara Snead

Dara Snead

Communications Officer

Julie Ducasse

Renewable Energy Data Specialist

Pooja Dave

Policy Coordinator

Stephan Singer

Senior Global Specialist: Climate Science and Energy

Janet Milongo

Senior Officer: Global Platform of Action

Building Movement Power

Erin Ruth Palomares

Network Development Officer

Francesca Dattesi

Coordinator: Just Transition

Janet Kachinga

Global Lead: Network Development and Movement Building

Sophie Richmond

Big Shift Global Coordinator

Operations and Finance

Immaculate Wanjohi

Senior Finance and Grants Officer

Michael Carr

Senior Finance Manager

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