Elizabeth Dirth

Organisational Development Lead

Personal Profile


Elizabeth is a Senior Consultant and Organisational Development Lead with ZOE Institute for Future-fit Economies. She leads work related to driving a socially just, ecologically sustainable and climate resilient societal transformation. She also supports the organisational development.


Elizabeth has spent almost 10 years working on tackling climate change. She has spent time in education and capacity building with EIT Climate-KIC, where she was a part of the management team of the organisation, as well as with Utrecht University, and Keep Scotland Beautiful, as well as in research with Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, and has spent a number of years supporting the public sector in improving their climate and sustainable development policies and institutions with Sustainable Scotland Network and as a freelance consultant. Elizabeth was also a co-founder of the 2050 Climate Group, and held leadership positions from 2014 to 2017. During this time she led the organisation's rapid development to an internationally recognised and award-winning NGO in under three years of operation. She holds a Master’s degree in sustainable development and environmental governance from Utrecht University.