Milag San Jose-Ballesteros serves as the Global South Diversity Lead in the Management Team, and Regional Director for East, Southeast Asia and Oceania at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. In this role, she is responsible for engaging and supporting C40 member cities as well as facilitating collaboration across the region to deliver on their ambitious climate commitments. Central to this is working with the C40 cities in taking transformative, inclusive and equitable actions to address climate change.
Ms San Jose-Ballesteros has more than 20 years of experience working in environmental governance and policy, natural resources management, public participation and sustainable development. A native of Manila, Philippines, she has been based in Singapore since 2008.