Currently based in Massachusetts, USA, Dr Kilaparti Ramakrishna (Rama) is an environmental lawyer by background, and has built a career spanning the United Nations, UNEP, and Green Climate Fund. In 2017, he joined the Green Climate Fund as Head of Strategy and Planning and, in 2020, was promoted to Senior Advisor to the Executive Director.

Rama currently sits on multiple Boards and advisory groups, including the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and Back to Blue. With a career path focused on impact-centred initiatives, he is well-placed to further drive ClientEarth’s bold and innovative use of the rule of law.