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Eleonora Cogo

Senior Associate Climate Finance, ECCO Think Tank
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    Energy Technology, Sustainable Development Goals, Global Grand Challenges, Innovation, Leadership
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With a distinguished 15-year career in climate change and sustainability, Eleonora Cogo stands as a seasoned professional with significant contributions to both business and government sectors. She has held pivotal roles such as Senior Scientific Manager at the Foundation Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) and has played a crucial role in UN climate negotiations, serving on the Italian delegation and EU team that led to the landmark Paris Agreement in 2015. Her influence extends to serving on the board of the Adaptation Fund, showcasing her commitment to driving impactful change.Eleonora's experience spans various aspects of environmental management, including emission reduction projects at Ecosecurities in the UK and emission trading schemes at Alperia Bartucci SpA. Armed with a degree in Environmental Engineering and an MSc in Environmental Management, she further augmented her expertise with an MBA from IE Business School in 2016. Her dedication to innovation and global impact earned her recognition through Italy's Global Impact Challenge and a place in Singularity University's Global Solutions Program in Silicon Valley.In 2020, Eleonora introduced 'Change Game,' a pioneering video game designed to enhance understanding of the intricate dynamics of climate change, earning a nomination in the Best Innovation category at the Italian Video Game Awards. As an Expert at Singularity, she's a prominent speaker on the intersection of innovation, technology and climate change, underscoring her commitment to driving positive change on a global scale.


Harnessing the Power of Emerging Tech for a Nature-Positive Future
The Climate Tech Revolution: Empowering Organizations to Achieve Net-Zero Goals