Manchester Climate Change Agency


The Manchester Climate Change Agency and Partnership are responsible for overseeing and championing climate change action in the city. Manchester Climate Change Agency was established in September 2015 by the Manchester: A Certain Future Steering Group, Manchester City Council and BDP.


For further information about the work of the Agency and Partnership visit our annual reports page.


Meet the Team 



Samantha Nicholson


Deputy Director 

Anna Bond 


Deputy Director 

Jane Houldsworth 


Partnership and Programme Manager - Operations 

Ellie Bradley 

Ellie is Partnership and Programmes Manager for the Manchester Climate Change Agency. She is responsible for working with members of Manchester's Climate Change Partnership to promote best practice and accelerate the city's decarbonisation and managing the Agency's financial and reporting operations. Before securing her current role she held a volutneer internship with the Agency after graduating with a degree in geography from Manchester Metropolitian University. 


Partnership and Programme Manager - Community Engagment 

Katherine Low

Kat is Partnership and Programmes Manchester for In Our Nature – a community climate programme funded by the National Lottery’s Climate Action Fund. She is responsible for working with a range of delivery partners on a variety of projects which will engage and empower people across Manchester to take practical and meaningful action on climate change. After completing her doctorate at The University of Manchester, Kat worked as Research Institute Manager for the John Rylands Research Institute and Library, and as a senior policy advisor working on net zero policy for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.


Communications Officer

Ellie Sherlock


Community Engagment Officer 

Sophie Jones 



Carbon Literate Organisation 

MCCA is in the process in renewing our status as a Gold Carbon Literate Organisation. Find out more about the Carbon Literacy Project here. 

Read why we are proud to be Carbon Literate here.




Annual Accounts

The Agency's annual accounts are available from Companies House and by clicking here