Coral Pasisi is Senior Advisor to Director SPC at the Pacific Community (SPC). She has over 20 years of experience in the Pacific Islands region as an earth scientist and development planner, focusing on sustainable development, climate change and associated financing.
She has worked at the government level in Niue as a Sustainable Development Planner, and at the regional level for the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) as a Regional and International Issues Adviser; and for the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). Before consulting for SPC, she’s has worked for different institutions as a consultant, predominately for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) as their Regional Adviser for the Pacific.
She is also a Member of the Climate Security Expert Network, established by the German government, which currently holds the UN Security Council Presidency, to advance climate security issues.
In addition, Ms Pasisi runs the non-profit organization Tofia Niue, which works in partnership with the local government and global philanthropic organizations, including Oceans 5 and National Geographic Pristine Seas, to protect and sustainably manage ocean resources.