Brenda Koekkoek is a Programme Officer at the SAICM Secretariat.

Since 2012, Brenda worked in a leading role with the secretariat of SAICM, including managing the secretariat efforts to design and now execute this multi-stakeholder SAICM GEF project.

Upon joining UNEP in 2006, she worked to establish and manage the Global Mercury Partnership and in providing policy support to the negotiation process for the development of the Minamata Convention on mercury. Prior to UNEP, Brenda worked at Environment and Climate Change Canada on air quality and chemical related issues.

Brenda holds a bacherlor in Environmental Engineering and a Master degree in Environmental Management.