Aviva Imhof is Deputy Director of the International Energy Initiative at the European Climate Foundation (ECF). Aviva has a particular focus on East and Southeast Asia, and joined the team in May 2015. Aviva has extensive senior experience in the energy policy sector and in energy transition in multiple countries and regions around the world, as well as in civil society capacity building.
Prior to the ECF, Aviva worked with The Sunrise Project supporting civil society groups, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, to engage on energy policy choices in support of clean energy transition. Aviva previously worked with International Rivers in Berkeley, California, first as Southeast Asia Programme Director and then as Campaigns Director, managing the organisation’s Latin America, Southeast Asia, Africa and grant-making programmes.