Netatua Pelesikoti, Former Director of the Climate Change Division, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the first Pacific Island woman to be a lead author of an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report, had been tackling climate issues from past 20 years. She worked both in policy and management at a national level including monitoring and evaluation, training and project management. She has now returned to her hometown to serve her country. Photo credit: Pacific Communities