Hilda Galt is a Senior Consultant at Climate Focus. She provides advisory services to foundations, governments, multilateral institutions and the private sector on a wide range of climate-related issues. She has more than ten years of work experience in climate change mitigation; including providing advice on voluntary and compliance carbon markets, international climate policy, and results-based climate finance.
Hilda has a particular interest in establishing sustainable food systems to address climate change, having worked on strategies for adopting sustainable diets in diverse national settings, and explored how public financial support for agriculture can be redirected to be in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Before joining Climate Focus, Hilda worked with an NGO on improving women’s access to clean water, fuels and sanitation. She also worked for Veolia Water Scotland to develop a carbon footprint of their wastewater treatment operations, and identify opportunities for improving corporate sustainability efforts.
Hilda has a background in science, and holds two degrees from the University of Edinburgh – an MSc in Carbon Management, and a BSc in Ecological Science (Conservation and Ecological Management). She also holds a diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation in Development Projects from the Maastricht School of Management.