Dr Louise Driffill

Senior Programme Manager at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Senior Programme Manager, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge

Louise is course director for the Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business, and deputy director for the Master’s in Sustainability Leadership, both of which lie at the heart of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s (CISL) mission to inspire and develop the business leaders of the future.

Louise holds a PhD in Environmental Policy, and an MPhil and BA in Geography, all from the University of Cambridge. Her doctoral thesis looked at stakeholder engagement in environment planning and policy, which led to 5 years in local government leading on various public policy issues, including transport, health and social care. Just prior to joining CISL, she headed up the strategy and financial planning for a large local authority. In her spare time, she is actively involved in youth work and dabbles in amateur theatre.

  • 26 February 2015, 5:30pm

    Seminar 1: Climate and Sustainability in Multiple Dimensions - Ditch the 2 degree warming goal

    In the first seminar of the series, Professor Charles Kennel discusses whether the widespread goal to stop global warming at 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels is in fact misguided.

  • 27 February 2014, 5:30pm

    Adaptation to climate change: Seminar 6

    In this final seminar of the series, Professor Kennel will discuss: The essential role of assessment in the adaptive management of complex systems; the regional specificity of climate change impacts; the critical role of local communities; the complexity of knowledge assembly for regional and local decisionā€support; and the need to encourage timely decisions.