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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Tahmid joined CISL as a Programme Manager in August 2021, focusing on Industry. Tahmid runs the Taskforce for climate neutral and circular materials and products, and leads on competitiveness policy. Tahmid previously worked at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy within the UK Government. Tahmid worked on EU engagement and strategy, managing the UK’s participation at the Competitiveness Council and Energy Council, as well as policy work on the EU Industrial Strategy and European Accessibility Act. Tahmid also held roles at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, HM Treasury and as a Blue Book Trainee at the European Commission.

Tahmid holds an MA in European Studies from KU Leuven, following a BA in French and History from the University of Sheffield. Additionally, Tahmid holds a CMI Level 6 Diploma in Leadership and Management, APMG International AgilePM Practitioner certification and an ICF Accredited Diploma in Transformational Coaching and a trained practitioner around Diversity and Inclusion. Tahmid is a native English speaker, with a command of French and Spanish.

Tahmid Chowdhury
Programme Manager