Committed Against Climate Change

Alex Paris

United Nations Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat

Partnership Officer

Alex Paris is a Partner Engagement Officer at United Nations Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat. He leads the Non-Party team at the Resource Mobilization and Partnerships (RMP) Subdivision.

Alex Paris holds a master’s degree (MSc) in fuel cell technologies from the University of São Paulo. He participated in the global solutions program (GSP) at Singularity University held at NASA Research Park in Mountain View, receiving a full scholarship from Google.

Alex established and worked at UNFCCC regional collaboration centres (RCCs) in Bogotá (Latin America) and St. George’s (Caribbean), responsible for the technical support and capacity-building activities on climate change mitigation with governments and the private sector.

In 2016, Alex introduced to the UNFCCC secretariat the concept of distributed ledger technologies (DTLs) as a tool for climate action. He was a jury member of Hack4Climate at COP23.

Moreover, Alex has led the conceptualization and organization of high-level events, such as “Climate Change Data using Satellites, AI and Big Data” at the 2020 UN Climate Dialogues. Alex led the implementation of UNFCCC sustainable food initiative at COP25 in Madrid.