Kirsty Gogan

Kirsty is the Co-Founder of Energy for Humanity, and is an established expert in climate and energy communications with extensive experience as a senior advisor to UK Government, industry, academic networks and non-profit organizations. She created the Low Carbon Alliance between the nuclear and renewables industries, representing more than 1,000 businesses and welcomed by Greenpeace. Leading the Government’s public consultation into the UK’s new build program she addressed public concerns about nuclear power and engaged anti-nuclear campaigners in a constructive dialogue process with Government that continues to this day. As Deputy Head of Civil Nuclear Security, Kirsty reviewed the UK national communications response to Fukushima, made a number of recommendations, and implemented them. Kirsty created the first UK chapter of the global Women in Nuclear network, is a visiting researcher at Manchester University, and an independent advisor to Government. She is co-founder CEO of Energy for Humanity, a new NGO working to meet the goal of universal access to clean and cheap energy.