Steve Martineau

Systems Transformation Co-Lead, COP26 Climate Champions

Steve Martineau

Speaker Bio


Steve Martineau is the COP High Level Champions’ co-lead for systems transformation. He oversees sector teams that support the UNFCCC High Level Climate Champions to deliver on the mandate from Parties to the UNFCCC: to drive climate action and enhance ambition by non-state actors. This requires a systems approach and systems change tools, considering demand and supply side actors, finance, employee and civil society groups, among others.

He has spent most of his career in the telecommunications sector. While Chief of Staff at the global mobile industry association, GSMA, he was the senior sponsor for the industry’s climate action programme.