Friends of COP

The “Friends of COP”, bring expertise from countries across six continents, including France, Barbados, Chad, Australia, India and Peru. They will advise the UK Government and inspire action from their sectors ahead of the conference. 

A photograph of Kate Hampton

Ms Kate Hampton

Chief Executive Officer, Children's Investment Fund Foundation

Kate became CEO in March 2016, having run CIFF's Climate Change team since 2009. Kate sits on the board of the European Climate Foundation. Her current advisory roles include to the Observer Research Foundation (India) and the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development. She has been featured in the top 100 Profiles of Paris, a collection of stories from the key people who created the Paris Agreement. Kate’s career spans roles in government, finance, consulting, a think tank and NGOs.