Chris is Ricardo Energy & Environment’s Director of Climate Change and Sustainability. He has over 15 years’ public and private sector experience in climate change, sustainable energy and environmental policy and regulation, specialising in international climate change and carbon markets. Since joining Ricardo Energy & Environment in 2011, he has directed projects on a variety of topics in South Africa, India, China, Kenya, Latin America and Europe and has worked for a variety of national governments, donors and international institutions.
Prior to joining Ricardo Energy & Environment, Chris worked at the heart of UK climate change policy for 10 years including leading the UK delegation to the international climate negotiations and leading the UK implementation of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. Chris has an extensive global network of senior contacts within the UK Government, overseas governments, non-governmental organisations and the private sector.