Biography and photos for use in outreach, etc.

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Kevin Anderson holds a joint chair between the School of Engineering at the University of Manchester and the Centre for Environment and Development Studies (CEMUS) at Uppsala University. He recently completed two years as the Zennström professor of climate change leadership at Uppsala and previously held the role of director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. Kevin is research active with publications in Science, Nature and Nature Geosciences.

Kevin engages widely across all tiers of government (EU, UK and Sweden) on issues ranging from shale gas, aviation and shipping, through to the role of climate modeling (IAMs), carbon budgets and ‘negative emission technologies’. With Uppsala colleagues, Kevin has made a key contribution to the development Paris-compliant carbon budgets for Swedish Län and Kommuner, and with Manchester colleagues, his analysis contributed to the framing of the UK’s Climate Change Act and the development of national carbon budgets.

Kevin has a decade’s industrial experience, principally in the petrochemical industry. He is a chartered engineer and a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Pictures for outreach etc. High (~1MB) and low (~200KB) resolution.