Meet the team

The Nairobi Climate Network was founded by Héloïse Zimmermann and Flavia Howard in Hélo’s living room in Kileleshwa at the end of 2021. For the first year the network grew organically and exclusively through word-of-mouth, and quickly the living room was replaced by Nairobi’s coolest bars and venues!

Meet the team

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Héloïse Zimmermann


Héloïse Zimmermann is a carbon and climate finance professional based in Nairobi and Kilifi, she also leads Komaza’s carbon program, working on the development of new nature-based carbon projects in Kenya.

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Flavia Howard


Strategy – Climate – Enterprise

Flavia is the co-Founder of the Nairobi Climate Network. She also led CAP-A’s engagement with the Africa Climate Summit in 2023. Flavia was previously the Global Climate & Environment Practice Manager at Dalberg, a social impact consultancy firm based in Nairobi, and led the High Level Climate Champion’s work on Mainstreaming Resilience at COP28. She previously worked for Accenture Strategy in London and ran a climate-start up in Rwanda.

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Faith Ogutu

Community Coordinator

Faith Ogutu is the community coordinator for NCN, managing our member applications and supporting the networking administration on a day to day basis.

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