Celina Garcia

Program Impact Manager

Celina is a manager in the Food, Land and Oceans system. She currently leads the Land Use Futures program, a multi-year initiative developing pathways towards sustainable land use for Australia. She also oversees ClimateWorks’ Natural Capital Investment Initiative which is helping create tools and resources for farmers and land managers to measure their natural capital.

Celina is a sustainability specialist, bringing over twelve years of experience working in environmental research, public policy and strategy in the public and not-for-profit sectors. She holds expertise across a range of environmental issues including biodiversity, land use planning, urban sustainability, fisheries management and climate change. She has worked in New Zealand’s Ministry for the Environment and acted as a member of the secretariat for Pure Advantage, a not-for-profit promoting green growth opportunities in New Zealand.

Celina has a Master of Arts (Geography) from the University of Auckland.