Helene Desanlis

Director, Climate Philanthropy, Global Intelligence

Food and Agriculture

    Helene Desanlis is the Director of Climate Philanthropy for ClimateWorks’ Global Intelligence team. She leads the development and ongoing management of an integrated landscape of philanthropic datasets and designs products and services deemed high-priority as part of ClimateWorks’ Global Intelligence function in support of climate mitigation strategies.

    Previously, Helene was the Senior Director of Certification at Fair Trade USA. She led the strategic development and operational implementation of the Fair Trade USA certification system across the Agriculture and Seafood Certification Program, for both trade and producer certifications. She was responsible for ensuring the credibility of the claims and the robustness of the certification program. She has over ten years’ experience across the financial, International Trade and International Development sectors, working for organizations like HSBC and Kiva. Helene holds a Master in Management with a focus in Finance from Audencia Business School in France.