Karina Kolbrún Larsen
Knowledge and Communications Manager, Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), UNIDO

As Knowledge and Communications Manager for the CTCN, Karina Larsen leads the development and implementation of the Centre’s knowledge sharing activities (including the CTCN Technology Portal as well as collaboration with other climate knowledge organizations in an effort to facilitate greater access to information on a broad range of technologies aimed at energy efficient, low carbon and climate-resilient development. Ms. Larsen also manages the CTCN’s gender mainstreaming to ensure that women and men are both included in decision-making processes, use of technologies, and outcome benefits. Prior to joining the Climate Technology Centre, Karina has worked in international communications, gender issues and knowledge management for UNFPA, the Council of Women World Leaders, and the Office of the Prime Minister of Iceland.