Colin Butfield

Executive Producer, Our Planet Project, WWF United Kingdom

Colin is WWF’s Executive Producer for the Our Planet project. He also leads WWF-UK’s advocacy work on the intersection at UN level between Climate, Development and Biodiversity. Colin is a member of WWF-UK’s Executive team and WWF’s Global Communications Leadership.

Colin joined WWF-UK to lead its campaign on the European Chemicals legislation -REACH- before being promoted to Director of Campaign where he oversaw many UK and international campaigns ranging from- climate legislation, illegal logging, saving Virunga and Marine protection. During this time he produced several award winning short film, managed WWF’s digital content output and led international political and business advocacy programmes.

Outside WWF, Colin has worked on baseline biodiversity studies in Zambia and Borneo and has a Business and Economics degree and a Masters in Business and Sustainable Development. Colin is a founder and Trustee of The Climate Coalition which comprises over 100 different organisations working on climate change in the UK as well as a Trustee of Wildscreen. He has retrofitted his own home to reduce its CO2 emissions by over 60% making it one of the UK’s 250 ‘Superhomes’.

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