Charlotte Roberts

Charley is an Associate in the Climate and Sustainability Practice. She previously worked for WWF-UK in the public affairs team, lobbying on key environmental pieces of legislation, and working on campaigns across deforestation and ocean recovery. Prior to this Charley also worked as an assistant political researcher in the Houses of Parliament. 

At GC, Charley supports climate and sustainability clients, producing research advising on the risks and opportunities surrounding environmental policy, regulatory, and political issues. 

Recent examples of her work include: 

  • Supporting clients in the agri-tech sector to understand how they can engage with EU and UK policy debates on agriculture reform.  
  • Conducting political due diligence for clients surrounding single-use plastics regulation and waste reform across the EU and US. 
  • Working with clients to develop their planned political and public engagement with upcoming UNFCCC climate conference COP26.

Latest Insights by Charlotte Roberts

General Policy icon

The G7 UK Summit: what you need to know

General Policy

Jon Garvie, Practice lead for Policy; Denzil Davidson, Adviser; and Charley Roberts, Associate, Climate and Sustainability unpack the G7 leader’s summit, which will take place from Friday to Sunday in Carbis Bay, Cornwall.

Read more
Sustainability icon

Nature-based solutions: cost-effective and credible?


Not all solutions for mitigation and adaptation to climate change are technological. So-called ‘nature-based’ solutions are rapidly increasing in prominence, successfully breaking through conservation circles to mainstream policy since the 2019 Madrid UN climate conference.

Read more
Sustainability icon

Climate policy - coming to your plate


On November 3rd, Global Counsel hosted a panel discussion on the role of diet in achieving climate objectives. The discussion focused on how likely we are see forthcoming UK policy aimed at addressing a dietary shift and whether we can expect to see governments increasingly intervene in this area in the same way they do in energy or transport.

Read more
Sustainability icon

Is an EU-wide ban on petrol and diesel cars imminent?


A decision is imminent on whether the UK will bring forward its phase-out date for vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) from 2035 to 2030 – in itself already a radically different position than this time last year where the phase-out date was set at 2040. Pressure is mounting from all sides as without this decision, the UK stands no chance of meeting its net…

Read more

View all Insights by Charlotte Roberts