Lebogang Mulaisi

Presidential Climate Commission
South Africa

Lebogang Mulaisi is the Chief Operations Officer for the climate commission. She previously served on the commission as a commissioner representing labour. She was previously the head of policy at the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), responsible for labour market policy and the just transition. Through engagements with labour unions she has developed a blueprint for workers on the mechanisms to transition to a low carbon economy through collective bargaining.

Lebogang has co-authored a chapter in Mistra’s book on a low-carbon future for South Africa. The chapter titled: Democratising a just transition in South Africa Identifies the labour movement as a key lever to build social movements around the concept of a radical vision for a just transition.

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