Executive Leadership Team

Lyle Simpson

Global Sales Director

Lyle has worked for Climate Council for the last 2 years, having led the Asia Portfolio out of Singapore. He now leads the global sales team and is based in Cape Town. Lyle has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in politics and economics. He is also a keen golfer, boxer, tree planter, and hiker in his spare time.

Melanie Richards

Head of Marketing

Melanie is Head of Marketing at Climate Council where she sets the strategy and goals for Climate Council’s marketing efforts to build our brand and drive the network’s growth. Melanie has over 5 years’ experience in the events industry working within both mature and emerging markets across the Energy and Aviation industries. Prior to joining the Climate Council, Melanie was Marketing Manager at Ishka Aviation Finance, where she led the multichannel marketing strategy for their full portfolio of international events and was responsible for brand management, database and digital.

We're Global

We have a head office in London and satellite offices in Cape Town, Singapore and Houston

Office Details


Bedford House
69-79 Fulham High Street
Tel: +44 20 7384 8056

Cape Town

Great Westerford
Corner Main Rd & Dean Street
Newlands 7700
Tel: +27 21 001 3884


78 Shenton Way
Tel: +65 6590 3978


Two Allen Center, 1200 Smith Street,
Floor 16, Suite 6061
Houston, TX, 77002

Tel: +1 613 8910 8414