Rachel Andrews and Lutamyo Mtawali join Climate Group’s UK Board

The Climate Group

London, 16 June – International NGO Climate Group is proud to announce two new members of its UK Board of Trustees. Ms Rachel Andrews and Mr Lutamyo Mtawali joined the Board recently, and will be part of its Board’s Finance and Audit committee. Climate Group is an international NGO that works with over 600 international businesses and well over 200 subnational governments to accelerate climate action.

Ms Rachel Andrews is a non-profit professional with more than a decade’s experience in philanthropic grant making, most recently as regional grants manager for the Fidelity Asia Pacific Foundation. She has a particular interest in the synergies between climate action and poverty reduction, and recently graduated from SOAS (University of London) with an MSc in Climate Change and Development, for which she focused on the impact of climate change on global food supply chains.

Prior to this, Rachel Andrews qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked in the finance sector for 14 years. She has experience in audit, financial control, forecasting, and equity research, across sectors that include extractive industries and steelmaking. Ms Andrews also serves on the board of EMpower.

“On being introduced to Climate Group I was immediately impressed by the focus on scale, speed, collaboration and immediate action. I’m delighted to be joining the board and hope that my experience in both the finance and non-profit sectors will add value over the coming years, and help Climate Group with achieving its mission of driving climate action, fast.”

Ms Rachel Andrews

Mr Lutamyo Mtawali is a Sustainability and Finance Leader with 20 years of experience in Financial Services, Technology and Management Consultancy. He is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) with extensive experience working with Tier-1 global financial institutions, large corporates and public bodies on strategy, governance, finance, risk and digital transformation initiatives.

Over the last 10 years, he has focused on ESG strategies, scaling sustainable finance to deliver on net-zero transition goals, and address climate risks. He is a member of the ACCA Global Sustainability Forum, and City of London – Livery Green Aviation Task Group.

“I’m truly excited to join Climate Group and meaningfully contribute to driving urgent climate action globally, with an inclusive focus on the Global South. I look forward to the close collaboration with colleagues and passionate climate advocates, partner organisations across business and governments, to support the scaling of climate finance, accelerate the transition to net zero, enable climate resilience, and help build an equitable society.”

Mr Lutamyo Mtawali

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