Full Name
Bryony Worthington
Job Title
UK House of Lords
Speaker Bio
Bryony Worthington is a Crossbench Member of the House of Lords, having spent a career working on conservation, energy and climate change issues. Prior to appointment as a Peer in 2011, Ms Worthington worked at Friends of the Earth on their “Big Ask” campaign, which successfully lobbied for the introduction of new climate change laws.

Ms Worthington also worked for Scottish and Southern Energy advising on sustainability; seconded to the government to work on climate communications and the design of the 2008 Climate Change Act; and launched Sandbag (now Ember), an NGO that uses data insights to advocate for a swift transition to clean energy.

During the coalition years of 2011 and 2015, Ms Worthington served as Shadow Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change and led on two Energy Bills for the Shadow Ministerial Team. From 2016-19, she was Executive Director of Environmental Defense Fund Europe and most recently worked as Co-Director for the Quadrature Climate Foundation.

Ms Worthington’s current roles include co-chairing the cross-party caucus Peers for the Planet and various board positions, including WWF-UK, New Automotive and Jupiter Green Investment Trust.
Bryony Worthington