Simon Birkett is Founder and Director of 'Clean Air in London' which has campaigned since 2006 to achieve full compliance with World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines for air quality throughout London and elsewhere.
He is a member of the High Level Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Advisory Group for the United Nations Environment Programme's Global Environment Outlook due to report in 2018.
He is quoted frequently in the UK and international media and has over 24,000 followers on Twitter and 35,000 on Facebook. He invented the 'Birkett Index' and app which reports the health impact of long-term exposure to PM2.5 based on WHO guidelines.
Simon Birkett obtained a Masters of Science from the London Business School after a first class honours degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Melbourne. He spent over 20 years at HSBC latterly as Group Head of Financial Education within the Corporate Sustainability function.
Contact: contact [at] cleanair.london