Tim Crosland - BusinessGreen Leaders Summit 2018

Tim Crosland

Tim Crosland is a barrister, with a Masters in International Human Rights & Environmental Law. For more than a decade Tim worked for the Government Legal Service and chaired a Commonwealth-based initiative to support Commonwealth countries in the development of their legal frameworks. After encountering at first hand the impacts of climate change in Nigeria, Tim took a sabbatical in 2015 to research the law, policy and science of climate change. He attended COP21 as a volunteer for the Legal Response Initiative, and following the Paris Agreement established the charity Plan B. The aim of Plan B is to help bridge the gap between actions and the Paris Agreement goal through strategic legal action. Plan B is currently bringing a legal a claim against the Government for failing to align its 2050 carbon target to science and international law.