Matt Whitney

Portfolio Manager, Clean Air Fund

Matt is Portfolio Manager at the Clean Air Fund, a global philanthropic initiative that supports organisations around the world working to combat outdoor air pollution, improve human health and address climate change. They find, fund and scale projects that provide clean air for all. They share expertise, data and best practice from across sectors and geographies to ensure that clean air can become a reality for everyone. Matt leads strategy and programme development for the Fund’s work on air quality data and helped to establish the organisation prior to its launch at the UN General Assembly in 2019.

Previously Matt was at the UK National Physical Laboratory, working across 150 scientists to increase the impact of its environmental science programme, which included air quality, greenhouse gas measurement and renewable energy. Matt holds a master’s degree in Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change and an undergraduate degree in Physical Geography.