Chair for Education – Larissa Lockwood, Director of Clean Air, Global Action Plan
Larissa is an air pollution and behaviour change expert with 20 years of experience in sustainability. Larissa leads Global Action’s clean air portfolio, working in collaboration to mobilise action to tackle air pollution. Larissa organises Clean Air Day – the UK’s most extensive air pollution campaign that helps millions learn more about air pollution and take action. Global Action Plan also launched the Clean Air Hub – the UK’s go-to public information source on air pollution.
The Clean Air for Schools programme is helping schools to develop and implement clean air action plans. She also set up the Clean Air Hospital Framework – to help the health sector act on air pollution.
Lastly, Larissa set up Business for Clean Air – a voluntary initiative that companies can join to signal their commitment to addressing air pollution.
Education Working Party objectives
- Engaging about air quality with formal education – start early primary and preschools
- Apply techniques to educate the wider audience about air quality
- Educate policymakers on how improving air quality is essential for human health