2017 SCF Forum biographies: Alfredo Redondo

Alfredo Redondo manages the Climate Change Risk Assessment Network, which is lead by the city of Rio de Janeiro. The Climate Change Risk Assessment Network is the largest city-to-city exchange group in C40, representing more than half of C40 cities. In this role, Alfredo works closely with participating cities to help build resilience capacity, identifying vulnerabilities, and develop action plans to manage risk assessment.

Additionally, Alfredo’s current work focuses on Adaptation Diplomacy, working in collaboration with international partners to raise the profile of Adaptation in international processes such as the Paris Agreement, SDGs, Sendai framework and the New Urban agenda.

With experience working at both national and international levels on human rights, sustainability and climate change, Alfredo led the Rio+YOU campaign, which produced social media content in 5 languages, reaching over 2 million people via simultaneous events in over 200 cities and 38 countries during Rio+20. He is also a co-founder of Fundacion TierraVida, which drives sustainability through education, advocacy and leadership development for young people. Prior, Alfredo's background is in international diplomacy and finance, having worked at the Argentine Embassy in London and in the public sector consulting on IDB fund management in Mexico and Argentina.

Alfredo holds a Masters in Public Policy from King's College London and a BA in International Relations from Universidad Empresarial Siglo 21, Córdoba, Argentina. Originally from Argentina, Alfredo speaks Spanish, English and Portuguese and is based in C40's London office.

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