C40 City Adviser, Quezon City, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
Marvin Lagonera has more than six years of professional experience in the field of urban climate action and sustainable development, particularly with cities and local governments in the Southeast Asian region. He is currently affiliated with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, serving as a city adviser in its climate action planning programme. Previously, he held various roles at ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability Southeast Asia Secretariat and the International City/Country Management Association (ICMA), and served as lecturer at Ateneo de Manila University - Department of Economics. He also serves as the Southeast Asia Coordinator for the Oxford Urbanists, a think and do tank tackling contemporary urban challenges through interdisciplinary, global collaboration. He specializes in climate change mitigation and adaptation, policy development, stakeholder engagement, and statistical and economic analysis.