Woon Joo Ha joined GGGI as a Senior Partnership and Communication Associate in July 2021. Her main tasks include supporting Central Asia Programs to cultivate institutional partnerships and maintain knowledge & communications networks with bilateral and multilateral and, development agencies, government agencies, K-NGOs and private sector actors, supporting business cultivation and developing proposals for the GGGI Central Asia program, and maintaining the latest donor and project partners’ mapping including key funding opportunities. Prior to GGGI, she worked with the Land and Water Environment Research Division of the Korea Environment Institute, where she was involved in the implementation of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) in South Korea. She also worked as a research scientist at a watershed modelling consulting company, participating in various public sectors projects including the management of diffuse pollution load and analysis on the impact of climate change on the hydrology in a watershed. She holds an MA(Hons) in Geography with Environmental Studies and an MSc in Environmental Protection and Management both from the University of Edinburgh.