Jessie James L. Marcellones, from the Philippines in the Asia and the Pacific region, was elected to the Tunza Youth Advisory Council of UNEP on 30 August 2007.
Jessie James is now the youth adviser of the Asia Pacific Youth Environmental Network, South East Asia Youth Environmental Network, Philippine Youth Environmental Network, and the Executive Director of Earth Talk. He is a member of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) and Bayer Young Environmental Envoy (BYEE)- Philippines, whom he helps to implement environmental protection activities among the people living in the country. Hence, he has organized tree planting campaign, information and educational drive on climate change, and youth forum, not just locally but internationally. He is active in creating more youth networks in the local, national, and international level. He is also involve in climate negotiations under UNFCCC.
Jessie James graduated college last 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts at the University of the Immaculate Conception. He is now currently studying at the University of Mindanao taking up Law.
He wants to be involved in the formation of an effective network in order to work hand in hand with other countries especially in the implementation of the environmental projects toward sustainable development.
Jessie James was born on 17 November 1986.