Lydia is a Communications Consultant
Dr Lydia Messling is a specialist in communicating climate change to different audiences and equipping others to do the same. She is experienced in designing and facilitating both qualitative and quantitative research and analysis, creating training workshops, and developing community conversations and narratives. She has also designed a range of engagement initiatives including running conversation series, public events, and creates social media products and infographics. She has previously worked for organisations encouraging behaviour change, identifying how to best engage audiences with climate change and different actions, and measuring and communicating their progress.
As an environmental and social scientist, Lydia has a keen interest in interdisciplinary work and how applied science can provide social solutions. She holds a PhD in Politics and was a Leverhulme Climate Justice Scholar at the University of Reading. She also has an MRes in Politics and International Relations from the University of Reading, and a BSc in Environmental Science from the University of East Anglia.