Vanessa Tshite

Professional Officer: Climate Change, Energy and Resilience

Vanessa Tshite is a young climate change, energy and resilience professional officer, who is passionate about the environment and sustainability. Her educational background is on Environmental and water Science, as well as Integrated Water Resources Managements. She currently works across multiple projects, with the focus on fostering collaboration to enable Improved Municipal Planning in African CiTies (IMPACT) for climate resilient development, as well as around protecting and revitalising urban natural assets in Africa. Prior to this, Vanessa worked on environmental legislation and related projects as an Environmental Compliance Assistant at the City of Cape Town and in the private sector.