World Heritage

Célia Zwahlen

World Heritage Communications Officer

Célia Zwahlen

Célia is a communications professional with over 10 years of experience. She joined the World Heritage Programme in March 2013 to work on communications and has since overseen the launch of the IUCN World Heritage Outlook, ensuring dissemination and usefulness among the conservation community and beyond. Her role involves strategic communications, editorial and website management, and social media. She previously held the position of Communications Officer for the 2012 World Conservation Congress, IUCN’s four-yearly landmark event. A Swiss-French national, Célia is fluent in French and English, and can also speak Italian. She spent 12 years in Dublin, Ireland, where she studied and worked as an editor in the press sector. She has a degree in European Studies from Trinity College Dublin, and two postgrads in business studies and in journalism.

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