Gemma Bluff is an Environmentalist and Climatologist at Umvoto Africa. Gemma holds a Master’s degree in Environmental and Geographical Sciences. During her time at Umvoto, she has gained more than three years’ work experience as an Environmental Control Officer on the Cape Flats Aquifer Management Scheme New Water Programme. Gemma worked on the United Nations (UN) Freshwater Chapter of the sixth edition GEO-6, which equipped her with an understanding of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Gemma is currently involved in the UN Global Compact SDG Ambition Accelerator which is a call to companies to align their strategies and operations with global standards on, for example, human rights. She had the opportunity to travel to Ethiopia with the head of Umvoto’s Environmental Department to install and upgrade air quality sensors, the data from which is still being used and analysed.
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