Sarah Mekjian is a communications professional with a Master of Science (MSc) in environmental science and over 6 years’ experience communicating with stakeholders as well as managing cross‐cultural projects and networks to promote sustainability.
Since early 2015 she has served as Communications Director of Climate Alliance, the world’s largest city network dedicated to climate justice and taking local action on global climate change.
Through her work at Climate Alliance, Mekjian also leads the communications of the Citizenergy initiative on pan-European public engagement with sustainable energy projects via crowdfunding and energy cooperatives. Passionate about energy efficiency in building, Sarah previously spent almost 5 years heading up the international communication and networking activities of the Passive House Institute.
Before that, Mekjian worked with the UN University’s International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change.