Global Methane Forum – Speaker Highlights

GMI and our partners at the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) have many interesting and exciting speakers lined up for the Global Methane Forum. Here is a little information about two of them.


Terry Cho, World BankMicrosoft Word - Copy _2_ of Interview 1 - Marx LiPi Records_lia
Terry Cho is a specialist working in urban water and sanitation issues as part of the World Bank’s China and Mongolia Sustainable Development project. His presentation on 29 March, in the 14:00 China session, will highlight tremendous opportunities for improving sludge treatment practices while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The presentation will focus on a new World Bank report on sludge management strategy in China that analyzes current sludge management practices and recommends improved best management practices from projects across the globe. Mr. Cho holds an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.


Jose Penido, COMLURBjose-penido-2

Jose Henrique Penido Monteiro is a Senior Advisor to the Rio de Janeiro City Solid Waste Company (COMLURB). Mr. Penido has coordinated efforts among GMI, the CCAC, and the C-40 Cities Climate Leadership Group to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the waste sector. At the Forum, he will be presenting a case study of Rio de Janeiro’s transformation of its waste management practices to become a greener and cleaner city ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics.


Stay tuned for more news and highlights about the fantastic slate of speakers lined up for the Forum! For a draft agenda and other information about the Forum, visit or our FAQ post.



























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