Mina is a corporate lawyer turned activist. After years of work in climate change, Mina founded Thirst. She was named a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum in 2010.
Jelena is Serbian and is responsible for Thirst’s education programmes and operations in Shanghai.
Lingmei is Chinese. She is our Operations Manager who is responsible for Thirst's education programmes and operations in Beijing.
Jess is based in UK and works closely with Mina to ensure the smooth running of all our projects, programmes and operations.
Nathan, who is based in Beijing, is Thirst's Partnerships & Networks Manager.
James is based in the UK and manages Thirst’s communications
Irene recently joined the Beijing team as our Media & Communications Manager.
Zhang is responsible for maintaining relationships with over 150 schools and Thirst Clubs. She is also responsible for the Innovation Competitions.
Meredith is from Beijing and is our Education Project Manager. She is responsible for driving our latest initiative, the Thirst Academy.
Flora is Chinese and recently joined our Beijing team as Office Administrator & Cashier.
Dani is based in Melbourne and creates visually impactful work that represents our projects and messages.
Louise is our Innovation Assistant and comes from Jiangxi province, that is located in the south bank of the Yangtze River.
Vina is our Education assistant in Beijing. She also helps with the Thirst Ambassadors Programme.
Hilary is responsible for identifying new grants, foundations and private to support Thirst's operations.
Livia is working as a project assistant for Thirst from Beijing. She holds a Masters degree in Translation and Interpreting.
Iris recently joined the Beijing team as our Education Project Assistant.