The climate emergency: do desperate times call for desperate measures?
Shilling Building Auditorium
Sir James Bevan
Chief Executive of the Environment Agency
Sir James Bevan joined the Environment Agency as Chief Executive in 2015, following a long career in government. Previous roles included the UK High Commissioner to India, Chief Operating Officer of the UK Foreign Office, and Visiting Fellow at the Center for International Affairs, Harvard. The Environment Agency is focused on creating a better place for people and wildlife, protecting communities from flooding and responding to environmental incidents. In this, the 27th Gordon Manley Lecture, Sir James will speak on the current climate emergency, reflecting on where we are, and on how the government, the public and industry can respond together. A reception in the Queen's Building foyer will follow the lecture.
Admission free but booking is essential.
Gordon Manley Lecture