Jason Spensley manages the Green Climate Fund’s Project Preparation Facility and Adaptation Planning programme. Mr. Spensley has extensive experience in the design of financial and technical assistance mechanism to strengthen design of countries’ strategies and project pipelines for addressing their climate change priorities. Before joining GCF, he served as Climate Technology Manager with the UNFCCC Climate Technology Centre and Network where he developed a technical assistance mechanism to transfer and scale-up use practical technology solutions. Previously, he led design and implementation of UN Environment’s portfolio of climate change projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has also managed initiatives of the Convention on Biological Diversity to facilitate investment for ecosystem-based solutions to the climate crisis. Prior to joining the United Nations, Mr. Spensley worked in private organisations on natural resource management and institutional development in Ecuador, Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America.