Professor Elizabeth Bomberg
Elizabeth Bomberg is Deputy Head of Politics and IR, Programme Co-Director for the MSc Global Environment, Politics and Society, and Edinburgh Lead on UNA Europa Sustainability Self-Steering Committee.
Professor David Reay
Dave Reay (@keelingcurve) is Professor of Carbon Management & Education and director of the Edinburgh Climate Change Institute at the University of Edinburgh. He is an advisor on climate change for the UK and Scottish Governments and his latest project is planting enough native trees on his farm in Kintyre to trap a whole lifetime’s emissions.
Dr Harriet Thew
Harriet Thew is a UKRI COP26 Research Fellow at the University of Leeds and a Graduate Teaching Associate in the Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an Earth Systems Governance Research Fellow and an Early Career Researcher Representative for the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Climate Change Research Group.
Jessica Omukuti is a Research Associate and COP26 Fellow at the University of York’s Department of Environment and Geography. She is also affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Global Development Center (IGDC).
Dr Darrick Evensen
Darrick Evensen is a Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh. He is Principal investigator on a Royal Society of Edinburgh sabbatical grant examining the role of Scottish institutions in shaping the process and outcomes of the UNFCCC COP26 & working with the Scottish Parliament on green recovery from COVID-19 in Scotland.
Dr Sarah Ivory
Sarah Ivory is a Lecturer in Climate Change and Business Strategy at the University of Edinburgh Business School (UEBS), and Director of the Centre for Business, Climate Change and Sustainability (B-CCaS). She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a former elected non-professorial member of the University of Edinburgh Senatus Academicus.
Chiara engages in grassroots climate justice organising across Europe. She completed an LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law at the University of Edinburgh and gathered experience in the field of climate law and human rights. Lately she has focused on climate finance.
Louisa is a law graduate from Germany who moved to Edinburgh to pursue the LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law. She has been passionate about the climate crisis and environmental protection for a long time and is trying to find ways to use law as a tool to address this crisis.
Sarah Hunter (she/her)
Sarah is a masters student at the University of Glasgow, who has worked as the Student Engagement Promoter for the Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST) in 2020/21. Her work for GUEST this year has focussed on demystifying COP and centering intersectionality in climate discussions.
Thalia Groucott (she/her)
Thalia was the Sustainable Food Promoter at Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST) in 2020/21 and is one of the GUEST Coordinators in 2021/22. She studies politics and so is especially excited about COP26 happening in Glasgow.
Blair Anderson (he/him)
Blair has worked with GUEST as a coordinator since 2019, overseeing Communications, Student & Community Engagement and Sustainable Transport initiatives.
Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST)
Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST) is a team of highly motivated and professional students employed by the university to work on improving the environmental practice of the university. The team consists of 12 students, working across 8 branches including; Biodiversity, Sustainable Food, Transport, Waste, Sustainable Laboratories, Student Engagement, Community Engagement and Communications.