Sustainability Manager, BBC
Richard Smith is a Sustainability Manager for the BBC. He created “albert”, a carbon calculator specifically designed to measure emissions from TV production, and co-created an accompanying certification scheme for programmes. Both tools are now used by hundreds of productions each year. Richard co-founded the BAFTA Albert Consortium, a group of UK broadcasters and independent production companies working together to develop and promote environmental sustainability in the screen arts, and delivers Carbon Literacy training to colleagues in the TV industry. He’s based at BBC North in Salford.