Leadership for change

Together for a Fair Climate Future
Discussion 6: Leadership for change

Tuesday 29 June 2021
1:00 - 2:15 pm (1 hour 15 minutes)

Young people, communities, businesses, academics, and decision makers share their experiences of leading positive change for society and the environment. Speakers will share examples of when and how they took action and the obstacles they overcame, to inspire emerging leaders. The event will identify leadership skills and capabilities for future leaders of change. Asking:

• How are young people showing leadership in shaping decisions now that affect their futures?
• What does good/strong leadership look like?
• How do we support leaders for the future?
• What are the main lessons, skills and resources for school children and young people about how to lead change in uncertain times?



  • Duncan Burt - COP26 Director, National Grid (Chair)

  • Stephen Bennett - Artist and Policymaker

  • Dr Mya-Rose Craig - Founder and President, Black2Nature

  • Afsheen Kabir Rashid - Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Repowering

  • Charles Ogilvie - Director of Strategy, COP26 Unit, Cabinet Office

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