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Happy Khambule

Climate and Energy Political Advisor

Happy Khambule, Senior Political Advisor at Greenpeace Africa has a passion for being part of partnerships that initiate and drive social innovations. Happy studied law at the University of Johannesburg and was recognised by the British Council as a Global Change-maker and International Climate Champion in 2008 and 2010 respectively. In 2013, he was selected as one of the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans of the year.

Happy has always had a passion of being part of a team especially teams that start social innovation projects. Happy is passionate about positive change and values collective action. He was a British Council International Climate Change Champion mentor. Happy is particularly interested in identifying levers of change within South Africa’s policy and legislative landscape as opportunities or tipping points in achieving a low-carbon generation.