Mima Holt (she/her)

Global Coordinator, International

Mima Holt works with partners all over the world to stop the global expansion of LNG infrastructure and protect communities from the risks and impacts liquefied natural gas buildout. She began her climate advocacy career in 2011, when she worked on the Paris Agreement as part of the Philippine delegation to the UN climate negotiations until 2015, advising government officials on issues related to adaptation and human rights. She also worked on projects relating to forest management, sustainable oceans, and clean energy with the Ateneo de Manila University’s School of Government in the Philippines. Her passion for grassroots climate advocacy work stems from her time as part of the Programme Team at Greenpeace Southeast Asia, where she was heavily involved in campaigns such as People vs. Big Polluters, Climate Justice Now, and banning single-use plastic in the region. In 2018, she joined the World Resources Institute, working on the implementation of the Paris Agreement and co-leading research, analysis, and strategic engagement on adaptation, loss and damage, and the Global Stocktake. At WRI, she also co-managed the Allied for Climate Transformation by 2025 (ACT2025), a consortium of thought leaders committed to addressing the most pressing climate challenges for vulnerable developing countries. Holt holds a bachelor's degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and an MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. She is based in NRDC's Washington, D.C., office. 

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