Kobie Brand, CEO & Regional Director: ICLEI Africa, Director: ICLEI's Cities Biodiversity Centre Ms. Brand has over 17 years of practical and managerial experience in Integrated Environmental Management. Ms. Brand is responsible for the strategic direction, positioning, partnerships, programmes and scope of work of the ICLEI Africa Secretariat. Reporting to the Secretary General of ICLEI and the ICLEI Africa Board of Directors, her task is to build and maintain a strong and viable ICLEI Africa Office with a broad membership base of local and regional authorities and their national associations across the African continent.