Constituency Council Member Alternate
Afghanistan, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria, Yemen

Mr. Syed Mujtaba Hussain

Senior Joint Secretary (International Cooperation)
Ministry of Climate Change
4th Floor, LG & Rd Complex, Sector G-5/2
Islamabad, ICT 44000
Pakistan
Tel: +92 51 9245585
Email: geffocalpoint(a t )gmail.com; mujtaba.gov(a t )gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Apr, 2022

Mr. Maher Abdelrahim

Head of Division - World Bank Division, International Cooperation Department
Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation
Amman
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Tel: +962 6 4644466 ext 644
Fax: +962 6 4611669
Email: maher.abdelrahim[a t ]mop.gov.jo
Date of Appointment: May, 2022
Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine

Assistant Professor, Mr. Senad Oprasic

Head of Environment Protection Department
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economical Relations
Musala 9
Sarajevo 71000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: + 387 33 95 35 36, + 387 33 66 38 63 ext 496
Fax: 011 387 33 20 61 41
Email: senadoprasic at yahoo.com; senad.oprasic at mvteo.gov.ba
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2021

Ms. Nino Tkhilava

Head of Department
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
6, Marshall Gelovani Ave.
Tbilisi 0159
Georgia
Tel: +995 32 272 72 50
Email: nino.tkhilava at mepa.gov.ge; ntkhilava at gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2021
Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

Mr. Karim Baba

Director of Urban Environment Policy
Ministry of Environment
Ministère de l'Environnement Rue Des 4 Canons
Algiers 16000
Algeria
Tel: +213 21 43 41 88
Email: baba.mate(A T)hotmail.com
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2022

Ms. Hoda Elshawadfy

GEF Unit Director
The Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
30 Misr Helwan El-Zyrae Road, Maadi
Cairo 11728
Egypt
Tel: +2 25256450
Email: gefunitegypt(a t )gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2022
Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Mr. Khulekani Mpofu

Chief Natural Resources Officer
Department of Environmental Affairs
Private Bag 0068
Gaborone
Botswana
Tel: +267 3975550
Email: khmpofu[a t ]gov.bw
Date of Appointment: Jan, 2022

Ms. Moliehi Augustina Moejane

Principal Secretary
Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture
P.O. Box 52
Maseru 100
Lesotho
Tel:
Fax: +266 22311139
Email: moliehimoejane(A T)gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2022
Antigua And Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts And Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago

Ms. Lavern Queeley

Senior Director
Ministry of Finance
Financial Complex
Golden Rock
St. Kitts
Tel: +869 467 1245
Fax: +869 465 1532
Email: lcqueeley(at)gmail.com; lavernqueeleyskn(at)gmail.com; lavern.queeley(at)gov.kn
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2021

Ms. Samanthia Justin

Chief Technical Officer
Department of Sustainable Development
Georgia Court, John Compton Highway
Castries
Saint Lucia
Tel: +758 468 5833
Email: sajustin11[a t ]gmail.com; sajustin[a t ]gosl.gov.lc
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2021
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

Ms. Maria Antonella Parodi

Foreign Service Officer
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship
Esmeralda 1212
Buenos Aires c1007ABR
Argentina
Tel: +5411 15166 8469
Email: wwp[a t ]mrecic.gov.ar; zlm[a t ]mrecic.gov.ar; millescas[a t ]ambiente.gob.ar
Date of Appointment: Oct, 2022

Ms. Judith Torres

Officer-Advisory of Cooperation and International Affairs
Ministry of Environment
Plaza Independencia 710, Piso 6, Torre Ejecutiva Norte
Montevideo 11100
Uruguay
Tel:
Email: jmtorres1426(at)gmail.com; secretaria.ministro(at)ambiente.gub.uy; asesoria.internacional(at)ambiente.gub.uy
Date of Appointment: Oct, 2022
Armenia, Belarus, Russian Federation
Australia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea

Mr. Richard Bontjer

Director
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia
44 Sydney Avenue, Forrest
Canberra, ACT 2603
Australia
Tel: +61 2 6261 1843
Email: richard.bontjer(AT) dfat.gov.au; anna.mallard(AT) dfat.gov.au
Date of Appointment: Oct, 2020

Ms. Andrea Stewart

Senior Adviser
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, International Development Group (IDG)
195 Lambton Quay
Wellington 6160
New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 439 8368
Fax: 011 64 4 439 8517
Email: andrea.stewart[a t ]mfat.govt.nz; james.brennan[a t ]mfat.govt.nz
Date of Appointment: Oct, 2022
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Türkiye

Mr. Corentin Genin

Attaché
Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
15, Rue des Petits Carmes
Brussels 1000
Belgium
Tel: +32 2 501 41 76
Email: corentin.genin(at)diplobel.fed.be
Date of Appointment: Jan, 2022

Mr. Miguel Marques

Deputy Director
Ministry of Finance
3 Rue de la Congregation
Luxembourg 1352
Luxembourg
Tel: + 352 2478 2621
Email: miguel.marques(at)fi.etat.lu
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2018
Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Ms. Gabriela Blatter

Principle Policy Advisor International Environment Finance
Federal Office for the Environment
Berne, BE CH-3003
Switzerland
Tel: +41 58 464 08 33
Fax: +41 58 463 03 49
Email: gabriela.blatter(a t )bafu.admin.ch; lucretia.landmann(a t )bafu.admin.ch
Date of Appointment: Jan, 2021
Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Mr. Rajesh Khullar

India - Council Member for the GEF
The World Bank
Executive Director, EDS12 The World Bank, 1818 H St. NW
Washington, DC 20433
USA
Tel: +1 202 458 1046
Fax: +1 202 522 1553
Email: rkhullar(A T)worldbank.org; rkumar38(A T)worldbank.org
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2020

Mr. Krishna Hari Pushkar

Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Singhadurbar
Kathmandu, Bagmati
Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4211161
Email: khpushkar(AT) mof.gov.np; ypandey(AT) mof.gov.np
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2022
Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo

Mrs. Jeanne Adanbiokou Akakpo

Deputy Minister (Directrice de Cabinet du Ministre)
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Cotonou, Littoral
Benin
Tel: +229 66 33 63 63
Email: jadanbiokouakakpo at gouv.bj
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2022

Mrs. Alimata Kone

Permanent Secretary
CNFEM (GEF NATIONAL COMMISSION)
Immeuble Jeceda 3 E Etage, Porte 32 01 BP 12301
Abidjan 01
Cote d'Ivoire
Tel: +225 27 20 22 81 03
Email: alimat53(a t )yahoo.fr
Date of Appointment: Jan, 2022
Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador

Mr. Vitor Bahia Diniz

Head of the Division for Environmental Policy and Sustainability
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco H
Brasilia, DF 70170-900
Brazil
Tel: +55 61 2030 9556
Email: vitor.bahia(A T)itamaraty.gov.br; dipas(A T)itamaraty.gov.br; Marcus.barretto(A T)economia.gov.br
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2022

Ms. Laura Camila Bermudez Wilches

Advisor of the International Affairs Office
Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development
Calle 37, No. 8-40
Bogota, Cundinamarca
Colombia
Tel: +571 3323400
Email: lbermudez(AT) minambiente.gov.co; monica.isaza(AT) cancilleria.gov.co
Date of Appointment: Apr, 2022
Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Gambia

Mr. Baba Drame

Directeur de l’Environnement et des Establissements classes
Ministere de l’Environnement et du Developpement Durable
Parc Forestier de Hann B.P.4055
Dakar
Senegal
Tel: +221 33 859 14 58 / +221 33 826 01 17 / +221 518 03 13
Email: babadrame(AT) gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2022

Dr. Badgie Dawda

Executive Director
National Environment Agency
Gambia Environment House, Jimpex Road Kanifing
Banjul
The Gambia
Tel: +220 4399423/ 4399425
Fax: +220 4399430
Email: dawda.badgie(a t )nea.gm; badgiedawda(a t )gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Jul, 2022
Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Congo DR, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe

Mr. Lambert Gnapelet

Meteorological Engineer and Environment Manager
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
Bangui
Central African Republic
Tel: +236 75 50 28 24 / 72 15 27 59
Email: lambertina12(at)gmail.com; lambertgnapelet(at)yahoo.fr
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2022
Cambodia, Korea DPR, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam

Mr. Thuan Duc Nguyen

Director
Viet Nam Environment Protection Fund, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Viet Nam
6th floor, 85 Nguyen Chi Thanh
Ha Noi
Viet Nam
Tel: +84 24 39426328
Fax: +84 24 39426329
Email: ndthuan(at)monre.gov.vn; thuanmonre(at)gmail.com; namphuongle411(at)gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Feb, 2022

Ms. Somaly Chan

Undersecretary of State
Ministry of Environment
Morodok Techo Building, Tonle Bassac , Chamkarmorn
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Tel: +855228235004
Email: somalychan.ca(a t )gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Apr, 2022
Canada

Mr. Hieu Tom Bui

Director, Environment
Global Affairs Canada
111 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1J1
Canada
Tel: +613 614 3549
Email: tom.bui(at)international.gc.ca; tatyana.abou-chaker(at)international.gc.ca; emily.simmons(at)international.gc.ca; antoine.bouchardpaquet(at)international.gc.ca; catherine.potvin(at)international.gc.ca; dorothy.uy(at)international.gc.ca; rebecca.niezen(at)ec.gc.ca
Date of Appointment: Sep, 2020

Ms. Erin Silsbe

Director
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Gatineau, Quebec K1A OH3
Canada
Tel:
Email: erin.silsbe(AT) ec.gc.ca; erin.silsbe(AT) ec.gc.ca; erin.marchington(AT) ec.gc.ca
Date of Appointment: Feb, 2021
China

Ms. Hongxia Li

Deputy Director General
International Economic and Financial Cooperation Department,
Ministry of Finance San Li He St, Xichengqu
Beijing 100820
China
Tel: +86 010 68552473
Fax: +86 010 68552077
Email: lihongxia(AT) mof.gov.cn; ifid1cf(AT) mof.gov.cn; lijinmiao(AT) mof.gov.cn; renyan(AT) mof.gov.cn
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2021

Mr. Weifeng Yang

Director
International Economic and Financial Cooperation Department
Ministry of Finance, People’s Republic of China, San Li He St, Xichengqu
Beijing 100820
People's Republic of China
Tel: +86 010 68552836
Fax: +86 010 68552077
Email: wf.yang[a t ]mof.gov.cn
Date of Appointment: Sep, 2021
Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

Ms. Juliet Kabera

Director General
Rwanda Environment Management
P.O. Box 7436 Kacyiru
Kigali
Rwanda
Tel: +250 252580101
Fax: +250252580017
Email: jkabera(A T)rema.gov.rw
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2022

Mr. Will Agricole

Principal Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change
Botanical Gardens Mt. Fleuri
Victoria, Mahe P. O. Box 445
Seychelles
Tel: +248 467 0500; 248 271 4419
Fax: 011 248 461 0468
Email: w.agricole(at)meteo.gov.sc; wagricole1957(at)gmail.com
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2022
Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Ambassador Aliioiga Feturi Elisaia

Samoa’s High Commissioner to Fiji
Independent State of Samoa
7 Sawau Street, Bayview Heights
Suva
Fiji
Tel: +769-8081249
Email: elisaiafeturi(a t )gmail.com; feturi(a t )mfat.gov.ws
Date of Appointment: Dec, 2021

His Excellency Collin Beck

Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade
PO Box G10
Honiara
Solomon Islands
Tel: +677 21250
Email: cbeck[a t ]mfaet.gov.sb
Date of Appointment: Apr, 2022
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela

Mrs. Laura Elisa Aguirre Tellez

Director General
Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
Insurgentes Sur No. 1971, Torre III, Piso3, Col. Guadalupe Inn, Alcaldía Álvaro Obregón
Mexico City 01020
Mexico
Tel: +52 55 3688 1873
Email: laura_aguirre(at)hacienda.gob.mx; flor_hernandezr(at)hacienda.gob.mx; noemi_hernandez(at)hacienda.gob.mx
Date of Appointment: Apr, 2022

Mr. Raul Pinedo

Planning Analyst
Ministry of Environment of Panamá
Headquarters Building #804; Section Ancon, Broberg Street
Panamá, Albrook 0843-00793
Panamá
Tel: +507 5000855 Ext 6382
Email: rpinedo at miambiente.gob.pa
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2022
Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway

Ms. Emilie Wieben

Chief Advisor, Dept. for Green Diplomacy and Climate
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Asiatisk Plads 2
Copenhagen K 1448
Denmark
Tel:
Email: emiwie(A T)um.dk; nanlau(A T)um.dk; kanrl(A T)mim.dk
Date of Appointment: Feb, 2022

Mr. Alf Friiso

Senior Advisor
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Postboks 8114 Dep
Oslo 0032
Norway
Tel: +47 41293707
Email: alf.yngve.friiso(a t )mfa.no; lauren.celine.naville.gisnas(a t )norad.no; lagi(a t )norad.no; lauren.c.gisnas(a t )norad.no; guri.sandborg(a t )kld.dep.no
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2022
Estonia, Finland, Netherlands

Mr. Rene van Hell

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Hague
The Netherlands
Tel:
Email: rene-van.hell at minbuza.nl; vincent-van.zeijst at minbuza.nl; reggie.hernaus at minienm.nl; igg at minbuza.nl
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2021

Mrs. Anna Merrifield

Counsellor, Director of the Unit for Climate and Environmental Diplomacy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland
Laivastokatu 22 A
Heksinki 00160
Finland
Tel: +358 50 599 2419
Email: anna.merrifield(at)formin.fi; milena.hakanpaa(at)formin.fi; saija.vuola(at)gov.fi
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2022
France

Mrs. Mariella Morandi

Head of Multilateral Finance for Development and Climate
French Treasury-French Ministry of Economy and Finance
139 rue de Bercy - Teledoc 578
Paris 75572 Cedex 12
France
Tel: +33 1 44 87 73 63
Email: mariella.morandi(AT) dgtresor.gouv.fr; Julien.velud(AT) dgtresor.gouv.fr; marine.lannoy(AT) dgtresor.gouv.fr
Date of Appointment: Sep, 2022

Mrs. Stephanie Bouziges-Eschmann

Secretary General
French Facility for Global Environment (FEM)
5 Rue Roland Barthes
Paris 12 75598
France
Tel: +33 1 53 44 48 91
Email: bouziges-eschmanns(a t )afd.fr
Date of Appointment: Sep, 2018
Germany

Mrs. Annette Windmeisser

Head of Climate Finance Division
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Stresemannstrabe 94
Berlin 10963
Germany
Tel:
Email: annette.windmeisser(A T)bmz.bund.de; sylvia.schmidt(A T)bmz.bund.de; rene.roesler(A T)giz.de; Alexander.nawrath(A T)giz.de
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2021

Mr. Nicolas Schaefstoss

Head of Division
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV), Germany
Stresemannstr. 128-130
Berlin 10117
Germany
Tel: +49 30 18305 4210
Email: nicolas.schaefstoss at bmuv.bund.de; Yvonne.lindenlaub at bmuv.bund.de
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2022
Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain

Ms. Marta Mulas

Senior Advisor
Ministry for Economy and Digitalization
General Secretariat for Treasury and International Finance, Paseo de la Castellana 162
Madrid 28071
Spain
Tel: +34 916038258
Email: mmulas[a t ]economia.gob.es; rlopez[a t ]economia.gob.es
Date of Appointment: Sep, 2020
Iran

Mr. Seyyed Hossein Mousavifar

Head of International Affairs & Convention Center
Department of Environment
Pardisan Park, Hakim Highway,
Tehran
The Islamic Republic of Iran
Tel: +982155233378
Email: s.h.mousavifar(AT) ut.ac.ir
Date of Appointment: Feb, 2022
Italy

Ms. Gisella Berardi

Senior Advisor
Ministry of the Economy and Finance
Via XX Settembre 97
Rome 00187
Italy
Tel: +39 06 476141
Email: gisella.berardi(A T)mef.gov.it
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2021

Ms. Ludovica Soderini

Senior Advisor
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Via XX Settembre 97
Rome 00187
Italy
Tel:
Email: lsoderini(at)worldbank.org
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2019
Japan

Ms. Ikuko Shirota

Director for Climate Change and Environmental Issues, International Bureau
Ministry of Finance
3-1-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-Ku
Tokyo 100-8940
Japan
Tel: +81 3 3581 8034 / +81 3 3581 8033
Email: ikuko.shirota(at)mof.go.jp; kazuhiro.mukai(at)mof.go.jp; umi.shibasaki(at)mof.go.jp; shinichiro.kurasawa(at)mof.go.jp kazuhiro.mukai(at)mof.go.jp; umi.shibasaki(at)mof.go.jp; sadamitsu_sakoguchi(at)env.go.jp; shinichiro.kurasawa(at)mof.go.jp
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2022

Ms. Saeka Kuno

Assistant Director
Ministry of Foreign Afairs
2-2-1, Chiyoda Ku
Tokyo 1008919
Japan
Tel: +0081355018245
Fax: +0081355018244
Email: saeka.kuno(a t )mofa.go.jp; ran_yagasa(a t )env.go.jp
Date of Appointment: Nov, 2022
Sweden

Ms. Karin Seydlitz

Deputy Director
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Fredsgatan 8
Stockholm SE-103.39
Sweden
Tel: +468 405 49 31
Email: karin.seydlitz at gov.se
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2021

Ms. Andrea Josephson

Desk Officer
Ministry of the Environment
Fredsgatan 6
Stockholm SE-103-33
Sweden
Tel: +468 405 88 77
Email: andrea.josephson(at)regeringskansliet.se
Date of Appointment: Aug, 2021
United Kingdom

Mr. Ben Green

Senior Responsible Officer for GEF
Foreign Commonwealth & Develpment Office (FCDO)
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride
Glasgow, Scotland G758EA
United Kingdom
Tel: +07990 783968
Email: ben.green1(at)fcdo.gov.uk; c-oneil(at)dfid.gov.uk; e-brookes(at)dfid.gov.uk
Date of Appointment: May, 2019

Mr. Samuel Leigh

Biodiversity Policy & Programming Officer
Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
22 Whitehall
London SW1A 2EG
United Kingdom
Tel:
Email: samuel.leigh(A T)fcdo.gov.uk
Date of Appointment: Apr, 2021
United States

Ms. Abigail Demopulos

U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
United States
Tel:
Email: abigail.demopulos(at)treasury.gov; james.woodsome2(at)treasury.gov; erik.rubinyi(at)treasury.gov
Date of Appointment: Jun, 2022

Mr. Rob Wing

Acting Director
U.S. Department of State,
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs,Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, 2201 C Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20520
United States
Tel:
Email: wingrd(AT) state.gov; biallasSA(AT) state.gov; novotneyj(AT) state.gov; davisal3(AT) state.gov
Date of Appointment: Jul, 2019