Director of Science & Innovation
Seth Schultz currently serves as the Director of Science & Innovation at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, on special assignment from his permanent post as C40’s Director of Research, Measurement & Planning. In this capacity, Seth will serve as a Lead Author on the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report on 1.5 Degrees (SR 1.5) in 2017, and more broadly, work to raise international awareness on the role of cities in tackling climate change. Seth has been at C40 since 2011 and has been instrumental in leading the organization through a period of rapid growth and impact. Prior to his experience at C40, Seth worked closely with cities on climate and sustainable development issues at the Clinton Foundation and the U.S. Green Building Council; he has a further 10 years of experience in the private sector managing contracts and clients at the city, state, regional and federal level. He is a sought after speaker on topics including urban innovation, big data and co-generation of knowledge. He holds a bachelors in Environmental Science from Binghamton University.
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