Organising Committee

Organisers

Climate Exp0 is the first conference organised by the COP26 Universities Network – a growing group of more than 55 UK-based universities working together to raise ambition for tangible outcomes from the UN COP26 Climate Change Conference – in partnership with ‘Rete delle Universita’ per lo sviluppo Sostenibile (Italian University Network for Sustainable Development).

Over 80 individuals are involved in organising the conference, with the core organising team of:

Alyssa Gilbert
Co-Chair / Chair of COP26 Universities Network
Imperial College London

Emily Shuckburgh
Co-Chair
University of Cambridge

Jen Hayes
Co-Chair
University of Cambridge

Amy Thompson
Co-Chair
University of Bath

Roberto Buizza
RUS
Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant’Anna

Michela Gallo
RUS
Università degli Studi di Genova

Massimiliano Mazzanti
RUS
University of Ferrara

Patrizia Lombardi
President of RUS
Politecnico Torino

Charlotte Courtney
Logistics Co-Lead
University of Cambridge

Sophie O’Brien
Communications Lead and Logistics Co-Lead
University of Bath

Antoinette Nestor
Communications
University of Cambridge

Clare Martynski
Communications
University of Leeds

Hannah Patrick
Technical Lead
Cambridge University Press

Phil Meyler
Committee Chair
Cambridge University Press

Rhea Samra
COP26 Universities Network Coordinator
Imperial College London

Green recovery

Dan Parsons
Green Recovery Lead
University of Hull

Agota Mockute
Green Recovery Co-Lead
University of Hull

Rebecca Ford
Green Recovery Policy Lead
University of Strathclyde

Nature-based Solutions

Yaryna Basystyuk
Nature-based Solutions Lead
University of Southampton

Rob Marchant
Nature-based Solutions Co-Lead
University of York

Mitigation Solutions

Charlie Wilson
Mitigation Solutions Lead
University of East Anglia

Shaun Fitzgerald
Mitigation Solutions Co-Lead
University of Cambridge

Matthew Ives
Mitigation Solutions Policy Lead
University of Oxford

Adaptation and Resilience

Robert J Nicholls
Adaptation and Resilience Lead
University of East Anglia

Clare Martynski
Adaptation and Resilience Co-Lead
University of Leeds

Siyabusa Mkuhlani
Adaptation and Resilience Co-Lead
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Finance

Aled Jones
Finance Lead
Anglia Ruskin University

Charles Larkin
Finance Co-Lead
University of Bath