Conor Riffle

Conor Riffle

Director, Cities and Data Product Innovation, CDP

Guest Blogger

Conor Riffle is Director of Cities and Data Product Innovation at CDP, an international environmental NGO.  Under his leadership, CDP’s cities program has achieved global recognition as the premier platform for cities to report their climate change data.  More than 100 global cities now report annually on their greenhouse gas emissions and other data using CDP’s platform. In 2013, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a major investment in CDP’s work with cities.  Conor’s opinions appear frequently in GreenBiz, Guardian Sustainable Business, Cities Today, and other publications, and he tweets at @c_riffle.

Prior to his role at CDP, Conor served in various roles at the Clinton Foundation in New York, including Foreign Policy Fellow and as a member of the team that developed and ran the second annual Clinton Global Initiative in 2006.   At the Clinton Foundation, Conor was an early employee of the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI), where he worked with large city governments around the world—including Karachi, Johannesburg, Tokyo, and Seoul—on greenhouse gas reduction projects. 

Conor graduated magna cum laude in History from Connecticut College and holds an MA in History of International Relations from the London School of Economics.  He lives in London