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Green Economy Manager, Glasgow City Council, United Kingdom
Kit is the Green Economy Manager for Glasgow City Council, where he leads on the development of the Green New Deal for Glasgow, as well as fostering the wider systemic transformation for an economy which works for the wellbeing of all, within planetary boundaries.
Prior to this, Kit was a Climate Resilience Business Manager for sustainability charity, Sniffer, where he set up and managed the Climate Ready Clyde partnership – a group of 15 organisations collaborating. A key part of this role was developing the Glasgow City Region Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan – a transformational strategy to ensure Glasgow City Region flourishes in its future climate in a decade.
Kit has also had various additional roles at the intersection of local and regional development and climate, including advising the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on its climate change and social justice programme, and working on climate policy and economic development for Newcastle City Council. He was a contributing author to the third UK Climate Change Risk Assessment. In 2020 he was named one of only five of EIT Climate-KIC’s Climate Action Champions. He also sits on the ISO and BSi working groups on climate adaptation standards, and is a Director of Alston Moor Community Energy.