Renata Lawton-Misra

Carbon and Climate Associate Director, Carbon Trust

Renata is an Associate Director at the Carbon Trust, leading the corporate work for the Africa office. She is a climate and carbon specialist, providing technical oversight and input, business development, and managing complex projects for private sector clients. She manages innovative projects supporting corporates with defining low-carbon ambition; developing decarbonization strategies, plans and targets to deliver their transition plans; enhancing their carbon reporting practices; and providing sustainable finance support.

Prior to joining the Carbon Trust, Renata worked as a corporate sustainability consultant at Deloitte & Touche, where she was the team lead for Deloitte South Africa’s Sustainability Advisory portfolio, focusing on responsible sourcing and conflict mineral advisory and assurance, asset retirement obligation reviews, and sustainability assurance. Renata holds a Master of Science in Environmental Science from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from Wits Business School.