Head, Centre for Carbon Measurement
National Physical Laboratory
Jane Burston is Head of the Centre for Carbon Measurement. The Centre works on climate science, carbon markets and clean technologies. It comprises 150 scientists and is based at the UK's National Measurement Institute, NPL, a laboratory that supports science understanding and technology innovation through measurement. She also lectures on emissions trading and carbon offsetting on two Master's programmes. Previously, Burston was Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Carbon Retirement, a social enterprise reforming emissions trading and carbon offsetting. In 2011, she was named in Management Today's 35 High-flying Women under 35 list and as Square Mile magazine's Social Entrepreneur of the Year.