David Long is an Executive Director with UK Government Investments, the Government’s centre of expertise in corporate finance and corporate governance. He is a non-executive director of the Low Carbon Contracts Company and the Electricity Settlements Company.
While at UKGI, David has led a number of corporate finance advisory assignments, principally to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in relation to the UKGI’s Electricity Market Reform, the Hinkley Point C and Wylfa nuclear projects and funding models for large energy projects.
His professional experience incorporates a range of commercial and financial roles in the energy sector, most recently at UBS Global Asset Management where he was responsible for the investment of client funds in European utility, infrastructure and chemical companies.
Prior to this, he was a project director at AES Corporation developing greenfield power projects in Europe. David started his career in finance at NM Rothschild, working in their corporate finance group on a range of projects in the natural resources and utilities sectors in the UK and internationally.
Non-Executive Directors are members of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Board.
- monitors the NDA’s performance and directs its business effectively, including playing an active role in stakeholder relations
- receives frequent updates on the NDA’s financial position, forecasts and sensitivities
- ensures that a balanced assessment of performance is reported to BEIS and regularly debates the main (corporate strategic) risks facing the NDA