Climate Change Manager, Hull City Council
Martin Budd is the Climate Change Manager for Hull City Council and sits on DEFRA’s Local Authority Adaptation Panel providing advice to Government on the National Adaptation Programme. He has worked in local government for over 30 years in community development, housing regeneration and for most of his career in sustainability and climate change. He has championed the development of the Councils climate mitigation and wider climate adaptation work and leads on the delivery of the Hull 2030 Carbon Neutral Strategy.
Martin initially joined Hull City Council’s Local Agenda 21 Unit before working in the Housing Service on strategic regeneration and then moving to the economic development service in his current role as Climate Change Manager. Martin advises the Government on the local government approach to climate adaptation and sits on the H21 Steering Group and Northern Powergrids Stakeholder Panel.