Dame Julia King
Professor Dame Julia King, The Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng FRS
Baroness Brown is an engineer, with a career spanning senior engineering and leadership roles in industry and academia. Her interests include climate change adaptation and mitigation and the low carbon economy. In this area she currently serves as: Vice Chair of the Committee on Climate Change and Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee; non-executive director of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult; member of the WEF Global Agenda Council on Decarbonising Energy. She was non-executive director of the Green Investment Bank, she led the King Review on decarbonising transport (2008), and she is the UK’s Low Carbon Business Ambassador.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and of the Royal Society, and was awarded DBE for services to higher education and technology. She is a crossbench Peer and a member of the House of Lords European Union Select Committee.
Tim is Programme Manager for the Energy Superhub Oxford, a £40m multi-partner Innovate-UK backed project led by Pivot Power, which aims to reduce emissions and improve air quality across Oxford.
Before joining Pivot Power Tim was Managing Director EMEA for Solarcentury, a world leading solar company, where he was responsible for utility-scale solar development and construction across the UK, Europe and Africa. Prior to this he worked as an executive manager in the aerospace sector.
Tim is passionate about climate and environmental issues and delivering transformational change through technology. He studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Edinburgh.
Dr Emily Shuckburgh is Director of Cambridge Zero at the University of Cambridge and Reader in Environmental Data Science at the Department of Computer Science and Technology. She is a mathematician and climate scientist and a Fellow of Darwin College, a Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, an Associate Fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy and a Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey.
Dr Shuckburgh leads the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training on the Application of AI to the study of Environmental Risks (AI4ER). Until April 2019 she led a UK national research programme on the Southern Ocean and its role in climate (ORCHESTRA), and was deputy head of the Polar Oceans Team and head of the Data Science Group at British Antarctic Survey.
In 2016 she was awarded an OBE for services to science and the public communication of science. She is co-author with HRH The Prince of Wales and Tony Juniper of the Ladybird Book on Climate Change.