Board member since: 2023
Board Position: Europe, At-Large Director
Tanja is the co-founder and director of Clarmondial AG, an environmental investment advisory firm based in Zürich, Switzerland with local presence in emerging and developing markets. With Clarmondial, Tanja develops and implements innovative financing solutions such as the Food Securities Fund, where she serves as a board member. She also leads advisory mandates with leading companies, investors, not for profit organizations and governments on topics such as financing regenerative agriculture, climate and biodiversity finance, and impact investing.
Being born and raised in Tanzania and Kenya and with an academic background spanning tropical environmental science, economics and law, Tanja has a particular interest in mobilizing green finance for emerging and developing markets. She has participated in various initiatives including the Science Based Targets initiative Technical Advisory Group, Sustainable Rice Platform and, Verra Scope 3 working group and is an advisor to Cartier for Nature. She has also been an independent advisor to the World Bank Group, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Tanja has contributed to various publications and journal articles, primarily on agriculture, climate finance, and blended finance.