Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti


In January 2013, Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti was appointed as interim Special Representative for Climate Change.

Recently retired from the Royal Navy, Neil has for the last three years filled the cross government role of UK Climate and Energy Security Envoy.

In this role he has engaged with policy makers in this country and abroad to address the security implications, national and global, that are associated with the impact of a changing climate on secure, sustainable and affordable supplies of food, water and energy.

Prior to this, his military appointments have included Commandant of the Joint Services Command and Staff College, where he was responsible for the military post graduate education of students from 60 nations, and Commander of UK Maritime Forces. At sea he has commanded ships ranging in size from the patrol boat HMS CYGNET to the aircraft carrier HMS INVINCIBLE.

He has a BSc degree in Environmental Sciences.

Previous roles in government

  • Special Representative for Climate Change