Hugh Weldon


Hugh is co-founder and CTO of Evocco, an early stage start-up helping people reduce the climate impact of their food purchases with a progress tracking app. Users photograph their shopping receipt and get a climate impact score. Consumers from around the world can already upload their receipts to the www.evocco.com to get weekly scores, and the app is set to launch later this year. In his role with Evocco Hugh focuses on product design and testing. Alongside Evocco, Hugh is a UN Environment Young Champion of the Earth. He has addressed high-level audiences at multiple UN conferences across the world and is an advocate of youth leadership for climate solutions and social entrepreneurship. Living in Ireland, Hugh holds a master’s degree in mechanical and manufacturing engineering from Trinity College, Dublin. Other interests include electric mobility, conservation, surfing, and equestrian sport.

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