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Cambridge Climate Lecture Series 2017

23 February - 16 March 2017 - Cambridge, UK

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Speakers Biographies

Biographical Details of Speakers Participating in the Cambridge Climate Lecture Series 2017.

Image of Anthony Hobley of Carbon Tracker InitiativeAnthony Hobley

Anthony Hobley has been CEO of the Carbon Tracker Initiative since February 2014. Previously he was a partner and Global Head of Sustainability and Climate Finance Practice at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. Formerly he was General Counsel to the Climate Change Capital Carbon Fund.

Anthony specialised in climate change and clean energy law as well as international environmental law. He has been heavily involved in designing carbon markets in the UK, EU. Australia and Asia.

Anthony holds a First Class Honours degree in Chemistry & Physics and a LLM in Environmental Law. He writes and speaks widely on climate risk and the financial sector.


Image of Prof. Kevin AndersonProfessor Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson holds the Zennström professorship at Uppsala University and is chair of energy and climate change at the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE) at the University of Manchester. He is deputy director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and a non-executive director of Greenstone Carbon Management. Kevin is research active with recent publications in Science, Nature and Nature Geosciences.

Kevin engages widely across all tiers of government (UK and Sweden) on issues ranging from shale gas, aviation and shipping to the role of climate modeling (IAMs), carbon budgets and ‘negative emission technologies’. His analysis previously contributed to the framing of the UK’s Climate Change Act and the development of national carbon budgets.

Kevin has a decade’s industrial experience, principally in the petrochemical industry. He is a chartered engineer and a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.


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