Hellen Njeri

Experienced Environmental Policy and Governance Specialist with a 12-year track record in Africa. Throughout the last decade, Hellen has dedicated her efforts to crafting and executing policies that focus on nature conservation, climate resilience, and ecological sustainability. Her work includes significant contributions to regional coordination, particularly in Benin, Egypt, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia and Mozambique, where she has been involved in advancing financing nature and climate diplomacy.

Prior to joining HSA, Hellen worked with Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office of the UK Government, UNEP, the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance, Forum Syd, and ERMIS Africa. She holds an Executive Master’s in Environmental Policy and Governance from the Graduate Institute of Geneva, a Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Nairobi, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies.