Person Akssana Mota is an astute Environmental Professional with hands – on experience in project management, community engagement and gender equality. She has a B.Sc. in Travel and Tourism Communication and M.Sc. in sustainable Environmental management, In Middlesex University. A serial volunteer for several NGOs, she is currently working in the Ministry of the Environment and Biodiversity in Guine Bissau as the Assistant of the focal Point of the GCF and as the technical and financial assistant of the GCF readiness project in Bissau.