Celeste is the Clean Cities Campaign’s Communications and Media Manager, where she is responsible for raising the profile of the campaign in international media. Before joining, Celeste spent 15 years writing about the Sahel region of West Africa, first as a journalist at BBC World Service, and then as a freelancer. She is the author of 3 books, most recently Expansion Rebellion (2022) which tells the story of the fight against the third runway at Heathrow Airport. She has also worked at the UK Foreign Office and Friends of the Earth. She is the mother of 3 energetic young boys and a member of Mums for Lungs.