Emily serves as a Manager within the C40 Cities Business & Innovation team, working across both the City-Business Climate Alliance (CBCA) and UrbanShift. In this dual role, she facilitates the delivery of local and global city-business partnerships by conducting research, organising events and developing tools and guidance for the CBCA Global Network. She leads the development of UrbanShift’s private sector engagement strategy and activities and supports program communications and events.
Prior to this, Emily supported the C40 Climate Action Planning (CAP) Programme with internal coordination and communication, development of best practices and lessons learned and the dissemination of CAP resources. She also supported the C40 City Solutions Platform program as an intern in the Business and Innovation team.
Emily has a Master’s of Science in Climate Change from King's College London, and previously completed a Bachelor’s in Natural Sciences at Nottingham University.
Lessons from the Global South's public-private climate collaborations
Spanning 30 cities in the Global South, UrbanShift's new guide to public-private collaboration highlights partnership models and best practices.
Public-Private Collaboration to Accelerate Sustainable Urban Development: A Guide for Global South Cities
This guide draws on a set of thirty Global South city case studies and illustrates five models of public-private collaboration and the tactics needed to successfully implement these models.
Surat, India: Rooftop Solar Panels Project
Model: Enabling Innovation
Shenzhen, China: Sponge City
Model: Public-Private Partnerships