Jonny is Programme Director at the Manchester Climate Change Agency. The Agency is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of Manchester’s climate change strategy for 2018-38, to help ensure the city meets its targets to become a zero carbon city by 2038 and stays within its science-based carbon budget of 15m tonnes CO2 for 2018-2100.
Jonny is responsible for the operation of the Agency and leads on the development of citywide climate change policy, programmes, partnerships, communications, and funding. Working with local and international partners, the Agency works to engage Manchester’s 550,000 residents and 18,000 businesses, to enable them to collectively define the city’s future and play a part in making it happen.
Jonny was previously Head of Environmental Strategy at Manchester City Council.