The secretariat team supports the co-chairs and members in their efforts to advance the objectives of the Powering Past Coal Alliance.

The Secretariat. L - Anna Drazkiewicz, R - Candice Jackson
The Secretariat. L - Anna Drazkiewicz, R - Candice Jackson

The secretariat team supports co-chairs Canada and the UK through the administration and management of PPCA activities, events, and communications. This includes supporting PPCA relations with members and developing external partnerships.

  • Programme Manager, Candice Jackson has more than a decade of experience working in leadership positions within the public and private sector on natural resource development and electricity system transitions. Most recently Candice was the Director of Coal Transition for the Province of Alberta where she led the team of policy professionals responsible for implementing the Province’s coal phase out commitment. Candice is based in Ottawa, Canada. Email Candice
  • Communications Manager, Anna Drazkiewicz has over eight years’ experience in promoting action to tackle climate change and the shift to a zero-carbon economy. Prior to joining the PPCA secretariat, Anna worked for Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, leading communications efforts on International Climate Negotiations and EU policies, including the impact of pollution from coal power generation on human health. Anna is based in Brussels, Belgium. Email Anna

The PPCA secretariat team is hosted by E3G and Pembina Institute.

In 2019-20 the secretariat is funded by parallel grants from Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, UK.