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Ita Kettleborough

Director for Energy Transitions Commission

Ita is the Director of the ETC. She is responsible for managing the delivery of the ETC's analytical workstreams, coordinating the international programmes, and supporting the ETC’s Commissioners and Representatives. 


The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) is a global coalition of leaders from across the energy landscape committed to achieving net-zero emissions by mid-century, in line with the Paris climate objective of limiting global warming to well below 2°C and ideally to 1.5°C.  The ETC Secretariat is provided by SYSTEMIQ. 


Prior to this, Ita was a Manager at Bain & Company working with business executives to address strategic challenges at international organisations in the UK, Europe, and the USA. Ita worked across industrial, consumer products and heavy transport sectors, in addition to advising central government and not-for-profit clients. 


Ita worked as a policy advisor at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. As a core member of the team delivering the 2017 Industrial Strategy White Paper, Ita developed the UK’s ‘Grand Challenges,’ including the Clean Growth Challenge. This included brokering consensus across critical government, civil service and industry stakeholders. 


Ita holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies from Harvard University. 



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