Rhea Simms

Global Coordinator, Planeterra Foundation

Rhea strongly believes that the creation of sustainable businesses across the developing world can open doors for the next generation to think bigger, create more, and change the world. Rhea has a Masters of Development Practice from the University of Waterloo, focusing on interdisciplinary solutions for sustainable development. She is passionate about preserving environmental integrity and empowering at-risk groups, particularly women and indigenous populations, and in 2012 began working in Pakistan and Cambodia in the non-profit sector. With Planeterra, Rhea develops and manages social enterprise projects through local partners in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, and supports in fundraising and communications to amplify Planeterra’s work globally.