David is the Energy and Carbon Manager for South West Water with responsibility for the company’s energy efficiency and renewable energy programmes.

David is also responsible for the strategic management of carbon within South West Water, this includes dealing with issues of carbon policy and legislation as well as overseeing the Company’s greenhouse gas accounting and reporting. He moved to the Southwest from London in 1998 joining the company as an Energy and Environmental Analyst following his former role as a researcher at Imperial College’s Centre for Energy Policy and Technology.

With over 20 years of professional experience in an environmental role David is a keen advocate of sustainable development, he believes climate change issues should always be seen as an integral part of the decision making process. David is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Environmentalist, he has a BEng degree in Environmental Engineering from Cardiff University and an MSc in Environmental Science from Bath University.