Partnership of leaders.

Public-private collaboration.

Knowledge for action providers.

Governance.

The Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) was launched by the prime ministers of Sweden and India with support from the World Economic Forum (WEF) during the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on 23 September, 2019, in New York.

Representatives from Sweden, India and the World Economic Forum make up LeadIT’s Management Board. A Technical and Expert Committee, made up of LeadIT member representatives, advises the Board. The Board approves new members and decides on the workplan of the Secretariat.

The Secretariat.

The LeadIT Secretariat is responsible for managing the work of the Leadership Group and is hosted by Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

Gökce Mete

Head of Secretariat

Robert Watt

Partnerships Lead

Somya Joshi

Roadmaps Lead

Andrea Lindblom

Communications Lead

Sara Talebian

Analyst

Zoha Shawoo

Analyst

Felipe Sanchez

Analyst

Mie Lainio

Communications Assistant

Astrid Nilsson

Analyst

Germain Fontenit

Analyst

Robin Hocquet

Analyst

Gökce Mete

Gökce Mete

Head of Secretariat

Gökce leads the LeadIT Secretariat. She is a research professional with a decade of regulatory analysis, project development and stakeholder management experience focused on energy and industry transitions.

 

Within the LeadIT Secretariat, Gökce leads conceptual and methodological development of analysis on industry transitions and socio-technical change and provides recommendations to government and industry leaders on industry transitions.

Robert Watt

Robert Watt

Partnerships Lead

Robert leads the partnerships work at the LeadIT Secretariat. Over the last ten years, he has lead communications and engagement capacity building efforts and developed effective science-policy communication methods that are focused on results and the needs of stakeholders.

 

Within the LeadIT Secretariat, Rob is responsible for implementation of the LeadIT Summit and development of industry transition dialogues bringing together country and company members.

Somya Joshi

Somya Joshi

Roadmaps Lead

Somya leads the Industry Transition Roadmaps work at the LeadIT Secretariat. She is a expert in decision making support, stakeholder engagement, technology and process innovation towards realizing the sustainable development goals.

 

Within the LeadIT Secretariat, Somya leads the creation of an interactive guide on how to design roadmaps and analysis on how developing nations might engage in industry transition.

Andrea Lindblom

Andrea Lindblom

Communications Lead

Andrea Lindblom leads communication for the LeadIT Secretariat. She is an expert in climate communications with experience as a multimedia journalist.

 

Within the LeadIT Secretariat, Andrea is responsible for developing and implementing the communications strategy, covering user engagement, website development, events, publications and social media.

Sara Talebian

Sara Talebian

Analyst

Sara is an analyst within the LeadIT Secretariat. She is an expert on foresight methodologies, with an emphasis on exploratory scenarios and decision making under uncertainty.

 

Within the LeadIT Secretariat, Sara mainly works on the works on the Industry Transition Tracker and analysis of how future socioeconomic drivers could accelerate or hinder industry decarbonization pathways.

Zoha Shawoo

Zoha Shawoo

Analyst

Zoha is an analyst within the LeadIT Secretariat. She is an expert in policy coherence around sustainable development goals and climate ambitions.

 

Within LeadIT, Zoha mainly works on the Industry Transition Tracker and analysis of industry transition in developing countries.

Felipe Sanchez

Felipe Sanchez

Analyst

Felipe is an analyst within the LeadIT Secretariat. He is an expert in policy analysis and setting environmental targets.

 

Within LeadIT, Felipe mainly works on the Industry Transition Tracker and analysis of industry transition in developing countries.

Mie Lainio

Mie Lainio

Communications Assistant

Mie Lainio is a communications assistant within the LeadIT Secretariat and has experience as a journalist.

 

Within LeadIT, Mie assists the Communications Lead in implementing the communications strategy and producing website content.

Astrid Nilsson

Astrid Nilsson

Analyst

Astrid is a researcher within the LeadIT Secretariat. She has experience in sustainable consumption, with a background in Life Cycle Assessment.

 

Within LeadIT, Astrid focuses on demand-side policies, and more specifically on Green Public Procurement.

Germain Fontenit

Germain Fontenit

Analyst

Germain is a research associate with the LeadIT Secretariat. He did academic research on carbon lock-ins in the petrochemical sector and worked especially on investments in the plastics industries.

 

Within LeadIT, Germain mainly works on Green Public Procurement as a tool for the steel, cement and concrete industry transitions.

Robin Hocquet

Robin Hocquet

Analyst

Robin is a research associate within the LeadIT Secretariat. He has a background in fossil fuel phase-out and policy engagement.

 

Within LeadIT, Robin focuses on public-private partnerships and the role of green hydrogen in industry transition.