McKenna Smith

Head of Validation WWF


McKenna Smith is SBTi's Head of Validation with WWF France. She assesses companies submitted emissions and analyses them against the SBT criteria.

In her previous role, McKenna worked as a carbon consultant in Edinburgh, Scotland where she created and analysed carbon strategies for private companies. Her experience includes working with a variety of industries such as manufacturing, construction, food and drink, and hospitality to reduce GHG emissions. During her time in Scotland, McKenna served as a co-chair for the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), along with supporting graduate degree students as a research supervisor for the University of Edinburgh. McKenna is originally from the United States where she received a BSc in Integrative Studies and represented the US at the International Energy Summit. McKenna also holds a MSc in Carbon Management from the University of Edinburgh where her research focused on carbon accounting within supply chains. She is currently based in Paris.