The Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission is supported by a small Secretariat, based at the University of Leeds, and overseen by the Co-Directors of the Commission.

Amelia Duncan (Policy Fellow)

Amelia Duncan is a Policy Fellow at the University of Leeds and supports both the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission and the Leeds Climate Commission. Her research assesses the pathways by which a given locality can get to net-zero emissions.

Rosa Foster (Co-Director)

Rosa joined the Environment Agency in 2003 and in 2019 was appointed its lead on the climate emergency response for Yorkshire. She is jointly responsible for overseeing the Secretariat and ensuring the effective running of the Commission.

Professor Andy Gouldson (Co-Director)

Andy Gouldson is Professor of Environmental Policy at the University of Leeds and Director of the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission. He is jointly responsible for overseeing the Secretariat and ensuring the effective running of the Commission.

Margo Hanson (Research Manager)

Margo Hanson is Research Manager: Energy, Climate Change and Sustainability at the University of Leeds. Along with the Secretariat Administrator, she helps to keep the wheels of the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission turning. 

Kate Lock (Policy and Communications Officer)

Kate Lock is Policy and Communications Officer at the University of Leeds for the Place-Based Climate Action Network (PCAN). She provides communications and engagement support for the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission.

Simon Moore (Communications and Engagement Officer)

Simon Moore is Communications and Engagement Officer at the University of Leeds for the Place-Based Climate Action Network (PCAN). He supports on communications and events for the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission.

Jane Stanbury (Secretariat Administrator)

Jane Stanbury is a Research Administrator in the School of the Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds. She is the Secretariat Administrator for the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission.