Chandrima PadmanabhanSenior Associate, UK Contact
Chandrima is a Senior Associate at CPI UK, with over eight years of specialised expertise in urban adaptation, climate resilience research and policy.
She has liaised closely with policymakers, senior government officials, academia and civil society organisations across India, UK, and countries in the East African region, providing policy advice, coordinating multi-stakeholder projects and driving impactful communication. In 2018, Chandrima was nominated as a Local Pathways Fellow by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network for advancing local dialogue, collaboration, and problem-solving around the Sustainable Development Goals.
She holds a MPA in Urban Innovation and Policy from University College London.