Olwen Smith

Global Lead Transition Accelerator, CDP


Olwen Smith is the Global Lead of CDP's Transition Accelerator team, which focuses on engaging companies from across the globe to set science-based targets for climate and nature, and to develop credible climate transition plans.

Olwen previously worked on CDP's Europe Corporate Engagement team, supporting listed companies along their environmental leadership journey. In this role, she led CDP's corporate engagement work in Ireland and Central & Eastern Europe. Earlier in her career, she held account management and sales roles at a tech company and worked at a Berlin-based social impact start-up. Olwen holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Pompeu Fabra University & Hertie School of Governance and a bachelors degree in European Studies from Trinity College Dublin.