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Justin Johnson

Justin Johnson

Director of Climate, CIFF

Justin leads the CIFF climate team’s work on cities, industry, air quality and in Europe.

Justin joined CIFF from Centrica plc, a UK based energy company, where he held a variety of roles including Group Head of Strategic Projects, Group Director of Strategic and Internal Communications and Group Head of Policy.

Prior to that Justin was Specialist Adviser to the UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP.  There he covered a range of issues including climate change, energy efficiency, water and air quality issues.  Previously Justin was Head of Policy at the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy and worked as a public affairs consultant.

Justin sits on the board of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and CDP Worldwide.

Justin holds a Masters in International Development from the LSE and has co-authored two books on UK public affairs.