People

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

Director’s Office

Tasneem Essop

Executive Director

Amira Al Lakki

Executive Assistant

Leanna Dakik

Executive Officer

Stephan Singer

Senior Climate Science and Global Energy Policy Advisor

Climate Ambition and Action

Marianne Toftgaard

Head of Climate Ambition and Action

Bárbara Rubim

Ambition and Action Programme Officer

Francesca Dattesi

Junior Programme Officer

Communications

François Rogers

Head of Communications

Dharini Parthasarathy

Senior Communications Officer

Hala Kilani

Senior Communications Officer

Mickey Eva

Communications Officer: Digital and Social Media

Network Development and Outreach

Jana Merkelbach

Head of Network Development and Outreach

Erin Ruth Palomares

Network Development Officer

Janet Kachinga

Network Development Officer

Operations and Finance

Nkatya Kafuli

Head of Operations

Michael Carr

Finance Manager

Immaculate Wanjohi

Finance Officer

Katherine Burnard

Operations Coordinator

Leila Rafi

Senior Relations Manager

Policy Advocacy

Lina Dabbagh

Head of Political Advocacy

Andreas Sieber

Policy Coordinator

Pooja Dave

Junior Policy Coordinator

Sustainable Finance

Santiago Lorenzo

Head of Sustainable Finance

Sophie Richmond

Big Shift Global Coordinator

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