for a climate resilient society

Our vision is a climate resilient society where every person has equitable access to knowledge, technology and finance against climate risks

Core values

Innovation for a climate resilient future
Balance between nature and human system
Rethinking for a continuous improvement
Passion to create impact
Collaboration for shared values


Juna Shrestha,
Executive Director

Juna did her PhD in soil carbon and nitrogen cycle, and greenhouse gas effluxes at the agriculture institute, ETH Zurich. She also has a post-graduate diploma in gender studies. She has worked more than 6 years in the environment and rural development sector in Nepal.

Benjamin Huber,
Director of Operations

Benjamin is a geologist and did his PhD in biogeogeochemistry in the climate geology group at ETH Zurich. He has been working for several years in the financial sector, in different positions including controlling, client relationship management and CSR.

Prem Gurung,
Senior Consultant

Prem has his Master of International Development and Social Change from Clark University, USA, and Bachelor of Agricultural Science from Nepal. He has more than 10 years of experience in agriculture development and 6 years experience in water management in Asia.

Thomas Griesser

Thomas did his doctorate on climate variability at the Institute of Atmospheric and Climate Science at ETH Zurich. He is now working as an actuary in a leading insurance company.
Christine Köchli

With German and English mother tongue, Christine Köchli holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from La Salle University, Philadelphia, USA. For the past 18 years she has been in corporate communications and the re/insurance industry for companies such as Swiss Re, Converium/SCOR and Zurich Insurance Group.
Christoph Ochsenbein

Christoph has a Master in Economics from University of Bern and SciencePo Paris. Chris has been working more than 15 years in the finance industry in Asia and Europe with proven track-record in business development, strategy and turnaround projects.

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