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Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement and Partnerships Manager

Pandora is the Strategic Engagement and Partnerships Manager at the Coalition for Urban Transitions where she plays a central role in engaging key national government decision makers, and shining a global spotlight on the urgent need for national government action to transform towns and cities. She is responsible for a range of engagement activities including global and country events, diplomatic initiatives and bilateral meetings. Pandora also works closely with the communications team within the Coalition for Urban Transitions to help develop high-quality, targeted written materials and advise on the Coalition’s publications to ensure they are relevant and compelling.

Pandora previously worked at CDP where she was responsible for global engagement with cities disclosing their climate and environmental data through the platform. She also managed key partnerships and coordinated global communications campaigns. Prior to this she worked as a risk and resilience research consultant at ODI and a trainee with the European Commission in New Delhi, India. Pandora holds an MSc in Climate Change and Development and a BSc in Physical Geography and has spent much of her spare time volunteering with youth climate organisations in India and the UK.