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Andrea Fernández

Senior Advisor, Coalition for Urban Transitions; Director of Governance & Global Partnerships, C40 Cities

Andrea is the Director of Governance & Global Partnerships for C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and part of C40’s management team. She is a member of the Senior Management Team of the Coalition, guiding particularly on the global impact strategy and new partnerships.

At C40, Andrea is responsible for overseeing the city diplomacy and finance programmes, and driving new strategic priorities and partnerships. Before joining C40, Andrea worked as a consultant at Arup for 11 years, leading high profile engagements related to sustainability and climate change in the urban environment, with a focus on policy, funding, governance and delivery strategies. Andrea also worked in the World Bank’s Private Sector Development Department for five years. Andrea has a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Economics from Concordia University and an MBA with a finance specialisation from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.