Ms. Inhee Chung is the Country Representative for GGGI’s Rwanda Office, based in Kigali. She has over twenty years of professional experience in the sustainability and green growth field, especially in greening industries, sustainable buildings and construction and green city development related projects. Inhee has been with GGGI since January 2013, and was initially engaged in international cooperation, corporate strategy and policy related activities, and later as the Head of the Sustainability and Safeguards Unit where she developed and operationalized GGGI’s safeguards, gender and social development related policies and procedures. Inhee also supported over 30 GGGI country programs across the globe in mainstreaming sustainability and safeguards in their programs and projects.
Prior to joining GGGI, Inhee was with a global sustainability consulting firm, Environmental Resources Management (ERM), where she led the Sustainability and Climate Change practice. At ERM, she advised the private sector on sustainable business strategies, climate risk management and improving their energy, environmental, health and safety performance.
Before ERM, Inhee spent over eight years with the United Nations Environment (UNEP), first with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Montreal, Canada and later with the Economy Division (formerly Division of Technology, Industry and Economics) based in Paris, France. At UNEP, Inhee managed various projects ranging from biodiversity indicators and impact assessment, cleaner production, resource efficiency, circular economy, sustainable buildings and construction to Climate-Neutral UN initiative funded by bilateral donors and the European Commission.
Inhee grew up in both Korea and the UK, and holds degrees in Environmental Science and Engineering, Environmental Economics and Management, and Environmental Technology – Energy Policy.