John Ashton is an independent speaker, commentator and adviser with a particular focus on climate change. From 2006-12 John served as Special Representative for Climate Change for three successive UK Governments. He holds visiting professorships at the London School of Economics and the London University School of Oriental and African Studies.

Paul Bolger is manager of UCC's Environmental Research Institute and is a co-PI of the Climate Technology Fellowship. 

Joe Curtin is a senior research fellow with responsibility for climate change policy at Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) and project leader of the Climate-Smart Agriculture project.

Margaret Desmond is a research specialist in adaptation at the EPA.

Ian Hughes works at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

Matthew Kennedy is Senior Energy Technology and Climate Change Expert at SEAI. He is a member of the Technology Executive Committee of the UNFCCC and Vice Chair of the Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Centre and Network.

Frank McGovern ishead of Climate Change Research and Science with the EPA.

John McKiernan is Head of External Collaboration, ESB. This new role within ESB, seeks to develop strategic partnerships to find innovative solutions for the key challenges and opportunities facing the Irish power utility.

Brian Ó Gallachóir is a senior lecturer in Energy Engineering in UCC and Principal Investigator of Energy Policy and Modelling Research in UCC's Environmental Research Institute. He is a co-PI of the EPA Climate Technology Fellowship.

Aideen O'Hora is executive director of the Green Way, a collaborative cleantech cluster that aims to stimulate economic development in the clean technology sector in Ireland.

Gemma O'Reilly is a research fellow working on Climate Finance for the EPA.

Fionn Rogan is a post-doc researcher currently undertaking the EPA Climate Technology Fellowship at UCC.

Richard Templer is the Director of Climate-KIC UK and the Hofmann Professor of Chemistry in Imperial College London. Climate-KIC is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership, working together to address the challenge of climate change.

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