Prof Dave Reay is Chair in Carbon Management & Education at the University of Edinburgh and executive director of the Edinburgh Climate Change Institute (ECCI). He is also policy director of Scotland’s Centre of Expertise on Climate Change (‘ClimateXChange’) and is an advisor on climate action for a range of governmental and non-governmental organisations. Dave has worked on climate change for almost 30 years, with much of his research focusing on climate change mitigation in land use and agriculture. He is especially active in efforts to enhance the provision and accessibility of climate education. Dave chaired the Climate Emergency Skills Action Plan (CESAP) steering group in Scotland, the UK Climate Change Committee’s workforce & skills expert advisory group, and was part of the Green Jobs Taskforce for the UK government.