Jane Burston

Executive Director, Clean Air Fund

Jane Burston is Clean Air Fund’s founding Executive Director. The Clean Air Fund is a philanthropic organisation dedicated to creating a future where everyone breathes clean air. It was launched in 2019 with $50m in funds from donors working on health, climate, children's development and sustainable mobility.

Previously Jane was Head of Climate and Energy Science in the UK Government, where she was responsible for the UK greenhouse gas inventory and a £45m science programme. Prior to that she led a team of 150 scientists working on Energy and Environment at the National Physical Laboratory.

Jane was featured by WIRED as one of their changemakers of tomorrow and is a WEF Young Global Leader and a social entrepreneur of the year in the UK. She is a regular commentator and a trustee of Parkinson’s UK.

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28 Sep 2020
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