Max serves as Head of Technical Assistance, within the Measurement and Planning Team. In this role, he is responsible for providing technical assistance and developing guidance and resources to support cities develop robust, evidence-based climate action plans. Max works closely with colleagues in Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America, and China to deliver C40’s global climate action planning programme. Prior to joining C40, Max was a managing consultant in the energy and climate team at the interdisciplinary consultancy, ICF. There, Max helped businesses and governments tackle energy and climate related issues. He worked on sustainable energy policy development and evaluation for the European Commission, UK government and regulators, as well as supporting a range of corporate clients measure and manage their greenhouse gas emissions. Max has previous experience working at the UK Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs and at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Max holds a Master’s in Environmental Technology and Energy Policy from Imperial College London and a BSc in Marine Geography, from the University of Wales, Cardiff.