Sir David King


Sir David King was the permanent Special Representative for Climate Change from September 2013 until March 2017. Sir David was previously the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor from 2000 to 2007, during which time he raised awareness of the need for governments to act on climate change and was instrumental in creating the Energy Technologies Institute.

Previous roles in government

  1. Special Representative for Climate Change

    • 2013 to 2017


  1. 'Unleashing private investment in rooftop solar in India'
  2. 'The UK is the largest G20 investor in India'
  3. 'The UK aims to have smart meters in place by 2020'
  4. 'UK, India have strong relationship on energy and climate'