Sylvia Lee currently serves as the technical lead for Facebook’s climate and water programs. Prior to joining Facebook, she built the climate adaptation and water portfolio at the Skoll Global Threats Fund.
Sylvia began her career working as a consulting engineer on the design and construction of water and climate adaptation projects in the United States and the United Kingdom. She went on to serve as the Associate Director at the World Economic Forum’s Environmental Initiative in Switzerland, where she helped raise global awareness of climate and water as key global risks. She was also on the World Bank’s South Asia team that focused on climate resiliency and transboundary water challenges. Sylvia is an engineering graduate of McGill University and MIT.