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Jane Burston

Jane Burston

Executive Director

Jane Burston is Executive Director and founder of the Clean Air Fund. She is responsible for defining the Clean Air Fund’s strategy in partnership with the Board, team and partners and leading the organisation to implement the strategy.

Jane previously led climate and energy science in the UK Government, responsible for the UK greenhouse gas inventory and a £45m science programme. Prior to that as Head of Energy and Environment at the National Physical Laboratory she managed a team of 150 scientists working in air quality, greenhouse gas measurement and renewable energy.

She has been named as a ‘Young Global Leader’ of the World Economic Forum, as one of the ‘40 under 40 European Young Leaders’ by Friends of Europe and is a previous UK Social Entrepreneur of the year.