International Project Manager
Aisha supports the delivery of ClimateWorks’ international projects focused on the development and implementation of long-term, low emissions development pathways in South East Asia and the Pacific Islands. Aisha co-authored the issues paper ‘Taking the long view. Why a long term approach for the developing world is critical to achieving sustainable development goals and climate safety’ and a book chapter on sustainable finance in Indonesia in the Springer Science Handbook of Green Finance: Energy Security and Sustainable Development, edited by Jeffrey Sachs. Most recently, Aisha co-led the development of ClimateWorks’ Strategic Mitigation Adaptation and Resilience Tool (SMART) for both Pacific Islands and Vietnamese country contexts.
Before joining ClimateWorks, Aisha worked as a conservation biologist for a range of international NGO’s. As a Project Manager, she led a conservation program in the Galapagos Islands, developing strategies and implementing projects with local partners to protect both the endemic biodiversity and domestic animals of the Islands and aided in the design of a humane education curriculum. Aisha has also sailed to Antarctica four times to undertake marine conservation advocacy.
Aisha holds a Master of Environmental Management in Conservation Biology and a Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management from the University of Queensland, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Art and a Diploma of Modern Languages in French from the University of Melbourne.