As Project Manager – Business Data and Innovation, Charlotte leads on circular economy research and works with member cities, the private sector and academic institutions to develop the new C40 Green Economy & Innovation Forum. Prior to C40, Charlotte spent seven years in the private sector, as the Sustainability Manager in the international team of Grosvenor Group, a real estate investor and developer.
Charlotte’s role was to accelerate innovation and responsible business practices across the 17 offices, and in turn 60 cities. In 2014, Charlotte co-authored a research paper on ‘Resilient Cities’, ranking 50 global cities by environmental and social resilience, published in the Financial Times. Charlotte is a Chartered Environmentalist, Young Leader member of the Urban Land Institute and has been a guest lecturer at Henley Business School, University of Reading for five consecutive years. Charlotte holds a degree from Cambridge University in Land Economy, a multidisciplinary degree combining economics, policy and law, applied, in particular, to the built environment.