Louise Scholtz is a lawyer with a BALLB, MBA and MPhil in Development and Planning from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. In her role as Programme Manager for Urban Futures at WWF South Africa, she led an integrated program aimed at supporting a low-carbon and equitable transition in cities. Specific foci included climate, energy, sustainable procurement, urban food systems and nature-based-solutions. While based in South Africa, Louise also provided support to other WWF country offices in Africa and the Africa lead of the global WWF One Planet City Challenge. At present, she is a freelance consultant working with likeminded colleagues to shift cities to sustainable futures.