Cécile Faraud leads the Clean Construction Programme at C40, the network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change. Her team supports cities in reducing embodied carbon and shifting the construction sector towards a decarbonized, just and inclusive future. She advocates for a whole life and circular approach to our built environment.
Prior to C40, Cécile’s experience includes setting up the London City-Business Leaders initiative at CDP, leading the Circular Economy programme for the city of Peterborough (UK), and coordinating French and South-East Asian collaboration for sustainable development and cross-cutting issues at the French Embassy in Bangkok.
She holds a MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London (UCL) and Master’s degrees in International Relations and Geography from IRIS Sup’ (France) and the Sorbonne respectively.