Hali McKinley Lester is the Communications Manager at P4G, Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030. P4G brings together business, government, and civic organizations to incubate and accelerate innovative public-private partnerships in five key areas: food/agriculture, water, energy, cities, and circular economy. In this role, Hali develops and promotes communications strategies to showcase P4G’s partnerships and its activities to contribute to climate finance mobilization in P4G countries.

Prior to joining P4G, Hali worked as the Communications Coordinator for the Bank Information Center, an NGO that advocates for transparency, accountability, sustainability, and inclusion in development finance. Previously, she served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Brazil, where she engaged public university students through English learning and cultural exchange. Hali was also a part of the P4G team in 2018 as the Engagement Intern.

Hali holds a Bachelor's degree in International Studies and History, with a certificate in Latin American Studies, from the University of Florida.

In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, reading and spending time outside.