ECCI joint manages ClimateXChange – Scotland’s Centre of Expertise on Climate Change. ClimateXChange is a collaborative initiative between sixteen of Scotland’s leading research and higher education institutions undertaking work on climate change and the transition to a low carbon economy.
We deliver objective, independent, integrated and authoritative evidence to support the Scottish Government in relation to its activities on climate change mitigation, adaptation and the transition to a low carbon economy.
Vist ClimateXChange at ECCI's base at 15, South College St.
The Directorate is supported by a Secretariat, which provides management support for the Directorate, manages the call-down enquiry service, supports the three Workstreams and fourteen Workstrands and communicates and promotes ClimateXChange’s research outputs.
Matt Ogston, Project Manager
Matt Ogston is ClimateXChange's Project Manager, tasked with the day to day management of the project on behalf of the Directorate. He is a highly experienced and self motivated manager with experience in private and public sector, most recently as Head of Information at SEPA. Contact Matt: Matt.Ogston@ed.ac.uk
Ragne Low, Knowledge Officer
Ragne is the Knowledge Officer in ClimateXChange – Scotland’s Centre of Expertise on Climate Change. Her role in ClimateXChange’s Secretariat is to help align research outputs with policy needs and to promote knowledge exchange between the research community and policy-makers. Ragne comes from a public policy background, with eight years’ experience of working in central government, and more recently has also worked in climate change consultancy.
Paul Georgie, Data & Information Officer
Paul is the Data and Information Officer in ClimateXChange – Scotland’s Centre of Expertise on Climate Change – and is responsible for harmonising the use of datasets relating to the centre’s core activities and promoting the integration of information amongst its members. Prior to joining Sniffer, Paul worked in various international development projects, up-scaling the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and supporting programmes in public health (South Africa / Mozambique), renewable energy and environmental sustainability (Tanzania), and post-conflict reconstruction and demining (Southern Sudan).
Anne Marte Bergseng, Communications, Engagement and Marketing Manager
Anne Marte joined Sniffer in March 2012 to provide media, communications and stakeholder engagement support across the organisation’s work. She has extensive experience from PR, events and public engagement roles, particularly relating to health and the environment, and has also worked as a broadcast journalist.
Lee Callaghan, Administrator
Lee Callaghan is ClimateXChange's administrator. Contact Lee:
+44(0)131 651 4783
As the champions of ClimateXChange, the Directorate comprises of three Directors and five Workstream leads. As well as managing the organisation and guiding the work of the Workstreams, the Directorate’s role is to represent ClimateXChange, and to act as the first point of contact between the knowledge base and Government. The Directorate also commissions work from contractors outside the organisation to meet specific policy needs.
Andy Kerr, ECCI
Mitigation Workstream Lead
Scottish Agricultural College
Scottish Agricultural College
Prof. Pete Smith
University of Dundee
Iain Brown, James Hutton Institute Iain Gordon
Director, Main Research Providers
Significance, Risk & Uncertainty Workstream Lead
Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland