About Us

About Us

The National Climate Change Office was established in 2014 as the Government of Belize’s response to the climate crisis. As the secretariat for climate change, the National Climate Change Office acts as the operational arm of the Belize National Climate Change Committee, by mobilizing climate change related actions across the country.


The mandate of the National Climate Change Office is to:


This is to relay information to the public and private sectors, local communities and schools on all aspects of Climate Change.


This is to guide the initiative of having both the public and private sectors work in conjunction with each other to build Belize’s resiliency to Climate Change.


This is to ensure that Climate Change ideologies enter and remain in Belizean colloquialism, action and decision making.

National Climate Change Office Staff

Dr. Lennox Gladden

Chief Climate Change Officer

Mr. Colin Mattis

Deputy Chief Climate Change Officer

Mrs. Johanna Pacheco

Climate Change Adaptation Officer

Ms. Ide Sosa

Project Assistant

Ms. Kamil Salazar

Climate Change MRV Officer

Mrs. Joni Grimm

Project Manager – EnGender

Ms. Jasmine Tzul

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Ms. Courtney Weatherburne

Communications Officer