Dr. Victoria Hurth is a Fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Visiting Fellow of Cambridge Judge Business School. She describes herself as a ‘pracademic’, taking a pragmatic interdisciplinary approach to the drivers and solutions of organizational responses to climate change and sustainability. She has a Master’s in Environment and Development from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and completed her Ph.D. (Exeter) on the role of marketing as a driver of sustainable/unsustainable consumption. Her research and practice now focuses on purpose-driven organizations and the implications for culture, governance, and strategy. She has been a British Council ‘Climate Change Ambassador’ and a climate change advisor for a UK MP. She is currently a member of the UN Taskforce for developing a methodology for SDG indicator 12.6.1. and the Convenor of ISO37000 – the first global standard on Governance of Organisations.
Stuart Capstick holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from Cardiff University. Dr. Capstick is interested in how people understand and act on climate change. What determines our level of interest and concern about this topic? How can we involve people in creating a better, low-carbon society? How can the necessary sense of urgency about climate change be translated into meaningful and far-reaching emissions reduction?
Dr. Stuart Capstick is the Deputy Director and theme lead for the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformation (CAST Centre), a 5-year investment from the Economic and Social Research Council. Dr. Capstick is also active within the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and an author on the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change. Dr. Capstick co-edit one of the topic domains for the journal WIREs Climate Change.
The Climate Change: Impacts & Responses Research Network is grateful for the foundational contributions, ongoing support, and continued service of our Advisory Board.