Martina Otto

Strategic Lead, Cities Unit

United Nations Environment Programme

Martina leads the UN Environment Programme's work on cities, coordinating the organization’s offer to support cities in promoting multi-level policy integration. She oversees cooperation with other UN agencies and partners in the sustainable urban development space. Martina is also responsible for the work on buildings (with the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction) and food systems, and contributions to the respective programs under the 10 Year Framework of Programmes. Martina has worked for UN Environment since 1999 in different substantive and management functions. Her areas of expertise include sustainable energy, transport, buildings, climate change, air quality and sustainable consumption and production.