Manchester Climate Change Partnership
The Manchester Climate Change Partnership and Agency are responsible for overseeing and championing climate change action in the city. The PartnershipBoard was established in February 2018 and builds on the work of the MACF Steering Group, which was in place from 2010 - 2017.
The Partnership's Terms of Reference are available here.
Partnership members represent key organisations and sectors from across the city:
Chair: currently vacant
Bruntwood: Chris Oglesby, Chief Executive
Manchester Arts Sustainability Team (Arts and Culture sector): Simon Curtis, Chair of MAST and Head of Production at Royal Exchange Theatre
Manchester City Council: Councillor Angeliki Stogia, Executive Member for Environment, Planning and Transport and Carol Culley, Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer
Manchester City Football Club: Pete Bradshaw, Head of Sustainability
Manchester Climate Change Youth Board: Ash Farrah and Hannah Mitchell
Manchester Health and Wellbeing Board: Dr. Murugesan Raja
Manchester Housing Providers Partnership: Matt Roberts, Chair of MHPP Low Carbon Group and Strategic Director Property and Development, Southway Housing
Manchester Metropolitan University: Prof. Liz Price, Head of School of Science and the Environment
Media: Steve Connor, Chief Executive, Creative Concern
Our Faith Our Planet (faith sector): Rogers Govender, Chair of OFOP and Dean at Manchester Cathedral
University of Manchester: Prof. Nalin Thakkar, Vice President for Social Responsibility
Previous MACF Steering Group members
- Dr Ali Abbas, Manchester Friends of the Earth, Greater Manchester Community Renewables, Carbon Literacy Trust
- Dave Coleman, Cooler Projects
- Dr Jeremy Carter, Research Fellow at University of Manchester
Diversity and Inclusion Subgroup:
- Nidhi Minocha
- Sukbir Singh
- Domonic Goggins, Political and Communications Strategy Consultant
For further information about the work of the Partnership and Agency visit our annual reports page.
A 5-minute video on Partnership members' climate actions is available here.