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Cait Hewitt Deputy Director

With over ten years’ experience at AEF, Cait leads the organisation’s UK work programme and campaigns. She has expertise in climate change, noise and air quality issues, particularly in relation to airport expansion and ​airspace change policy, and has given evidence on these topics to the parliamentary Transport Committee, Environmental Audit Committee and the Civil Aviation Bill Committee, as well as to the Airports Commission and the London Assembly Transport Committee. She has presented at events organised by the Institute for Air Quality Management, the Institute of Civil Engineering, the Chartered Institute for Environmental Health, and the Westminster Energy Environment and Transport Forum. She has given media interviews on Sky, the BBC’s News channel, the Ten o’clock News, Radio 4’s Today Programme and – on the topic of carbon offsets – on BBC’s consumer programme Watchdog and Channel 4.

She has a First Class degree in sociology and an M.A. with Distinction in environmental philosophy, in which her dissertation focussed on the social justice implications of climate change.

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