Climate & Society Board

The C+S Alumni Board consists of six elected members who work to provide opportunities for C+S students and alumni to connect with each other and the broader climate community.

C+S Alumni Board Members

Agathe Cavicchioli
Cavicchioli is a 2013 C+S graduate who specializes in global climate policy and the UNFCCC negotiations. She is currently City Diplomacy Manager at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, the global network of megacities, where she supports cities’ engagement and participation in the global climate, urban and development policy-making processes. A native of France, she is currently based in London, UK.


Manishka De Mel

De Mel is a 2013 C+S graduate and climate change specialist with over ten years of professional experience and is currently based at the Center for Climate Systems Research at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, where she provides technical input, research, program development, and capacity building for international and U.S. projects.

Tommy Greer
Greer is a 2016 C+S graduate and serves as the head of energy sales for the North American platform of EDP Renewables. In his role, Tommy is responsible for the structuring and negotiating of large-scale wind and solar energy contracts with both electric utilities and other corporate purchasers.


Krista Jankowski

Jankowski is a 2010 C+S graduate. She currently works as a Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellow at the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and has recently completed the PhD program in Earth and Environmental Sciences at Tulane University.


Lumari Pardo-Rodrigez

Pardo-Rodriguez is a 2009 C+S graduate who is currently working on the last year of her PhD in Geography at the University of California-Santa Barbara. Her work focuses on social vulnerability assessments to weather and climate phenomena. She uses both qualitative and quantitative  approaches to improve social vulnerability assessments.


Yue Qiu

Qiu is a 2015 C+S graduate who specializes in corporate engagement and sustainability reporting. She currently works as an account manager at CDP, formerly known as Carbon Disclosure Project, where she supports companies to disclose key climate change information and set emissions reduction targets in line with the global 2°C ambition.