McKenna Smith

Target Validation Manager WWF

TARGET VALIDATION

McKenna Smith is a Science Based Target Validation Manager 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.