Hellen Njoki Wanjohi-Opil
World Resources Institute (WRI)
Resilience African Cities Lead (Cities Program)
Hellen works as the Resilience African Cities Lead at the World Resources Institute (WRI) Africa Office in Nairobi, Kenya. Hellen is on full-time secondment to the UN High-Level Climate Champions Race to Resilience (R2R) and Race to Zero (R2Z) teams. In this role, Hellen provides support to African focused and led initiatives to advance a climate smart agenda in cities through the R2R and R2Z campaigns. This will focus on delivering positive change for the resilience and livelihoods of urban communities, especially those living in informal settlements.