Team Leader, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Zinaida Fadeeva is the Team Leader of the Policy Support Component of the SWITCH-Asia Programme. Zinaida has over 25 years leading international professional experience in policy for and practice of sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and Education for Sustainable Development, amongst others working with the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Studies of Sustainability (UNU-IAS). Her work has focused on diverse topics such as tourism, plastics, construction, small and medium enterprises, procurement and lifestyle. Zinaida has worked extensively with governments, private sector, international organisations and academia in East, South East, South and Central Asia.
Key Expert, SCP Policy Options and SDG12 Progress, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Cosima is the Key Expert on SCP Policy Options and SDG12 Progress at the SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component. Working on SCP topics since 2007, she is also Co-Lead of the Finance Programme at adelphi and acts as Director of the consultancy’s representative office in Asia. She has led and contributed to numerous projects in the field of SME development, SCP, sustainable finance, and clean-tech innovations both in Europe, South Asia and other regions of the world.
Key Expert, SCP integration into NDCs and compliance with global and regional multilateral environmental and climate change related agreements, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Ranga is the Key Expert on SCP integration into nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and compliance with global and regional multilateral environmental and climate change related agreements at the SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component of the SWITCH-Asia Programme. He has extensive experience in international climate change negotiations and working with Governments, business and civil society to assess and design roadmaps to achieve or comply with international climate change standards.
Key Expert, SCP awareness raising and regional partnership building, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Loraine is the Key Expert on SCP awareness raising and regional partnership building of the SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component of the SWITCH-Asia Programme. She did consultancy work from 2013-2018 in the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations Environment Programme - Regional Office in Asia and Pacific based in Bangkok, Thailand and the Asia-Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP) activities, where she is currently treasurer and board member. She has also worked at the Climate Change Commission (CCC) the Philippines as Division Chief for Knowledge Management, Director of the Center for Social Policy in the Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, and lead various regional, national, and local projects focusing biosafety, access rights in environmental decision- making, transparency and accountability, climate change, and resource efficiency.
Key Expert, EU policy development and partnership building, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Elodie is the Key Expert on EU policy development and partnership building of the SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component of the SWITCH-Asia Programme. She is specialized in European Affairs related to topics of circular economy, SCP, climate change and environmental management, and has extensive experience in stakeholder consultation and engagement at the EU level, as well as with high-level officials in Ministries of Environment and Finance in Asia. For over a decade, Elodie has worked in South and South-East Asia on environment and climate change.
Communication and Knowledge Expert, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Sara is the Key Expert on Communication and Knowledge Management at the Policy Support Component of the SWITCH-Asia Programme. For over a decade, she has been working in Thailand and the Asia Pacific Region with UN agencies, academic institutions, the private sector, NGOs, civil society organizations and local communities, on communication for development (C4D) initiatives, human rights, media development, freedom of expression, women’s economic empowerment, and environmental issues, among others.
Thailand Branch Office Director, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Lunchakorn is the Project Director of the SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component. In her previous work she was in charge of managing and developing international collaborations in projects relating to Green Public Procurement and ECO Labels. She was also former project manager of the Thai Green Label programme and technical expert at GIZ.
Finance Manager and Accountant, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Anongnart is the Finance Manager and Accountant of the SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component. She is responsible for financial and accounting matters and supports the overall administrative processes of the programme. Prior to joining the team, she was the Finance Manager of the World Wide Fund for Nature Thailand (WWF Thailand).
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Events Manager, SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component
Unyarat is the Events Manager of the SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component. She is in charge of planning, organising and delivering conferences, meetings and workshops. She also oversees office operations to ensure the programme’s requirements are met.