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Linda Gessner

LINDA GEßNER

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

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Linda is CUSP’s communications manager and responsible for public relations, the web development and editorial management of the CUSP website and social media platforms. She is leading on event communications, and directing the visual language of the Centre.

Linda is a communication designer with a postgraduate degree in cultural studies. She has over the years developed a profound interest in sustainable development, and believes firmly that strong communication lies at the heart of social change.

Linda’s work is informed by a rich interdisciplinary background in social psychology and political science, business administration and economics. Specialising in communications, Linda has a longstanding experience working with not-for-profit and third sector organisations: She served as Deputy Chair for the United Nations Association of Germany Berlin/Brandenburg, and worked i.a. for the London-based sustainability organisation Forum for the Future and the human rights agency Liberty. She has previously been involved with the Sustainable Lifestyles Research Group (SLRG) and Prof Tim Jackson’s PASSAGE fellowship at the University of Surrey.

Linda’s role in CUSP is to promote the Centre’s work to engage wider audiences and help its first class researchers disseminate their findings. Her responsibilities include the web development and editorial management of the CUSP website and social media platforms. She is leading on event communications, and in her capacity as graphic designer directing the visual language of CUSP (digital and print).

As part of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Limits to Growth secretariat, Linda also manages the APPG’s digital communications, promoting the cross-party dialogue on economic growth in a time of environmental and social transition.