Christiana Figueres

Convener of Mission 2020, Former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC

Christiana Figueres

Convener of Mission 2020, Former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC

Biography

Christiana Figueres is an internationally-recognized leader on climate change. While serving as the UNFCCC Executive Secretary from 2010-2016, Ms. Figueres convened a diverse group of global leaders to deliver the historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Ms. Figueres sits on the Leadership Council of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and is currently the convener of Mission 2020, a global initiative that seeks to ensure the world bends the curve on greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.