Ligia Noronha

Director, Economy Division, UN Environment

Ligia Noronha is a leader of environmental sustainability and development.

She has been appointed Director of UNEP’s Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE – now known as Economy Division). Since this, she has guided the division in delivering its mandate of promoting environmental sustainability through technology, industry, and economic policy, and has led the implementation of three sub-programmes, namely climate change, chemicals and waste, and resource efficiency. Prior to joining the UN, she served in The Energy and Resources Institute. She has also worked with renewable energy, energy efficiency and ecosystem approaches to human health and has served on many boards and committees in the area of sustainability and natural resources. She also has published internationally on issues relevant to energy and resource security, climate change and India’s environmental and coastal policy among other topics.

Ligia Noronha is speaking at the following WCEF2017 sessions:

Tue 6 June at 15.30 : Grande Finale – Moving beyond WCEF2017

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