Lieutenant General (Retd) Richard Nugee CB CVO CBE has earned international recognition for bringing the implications of Climate Change and Sustainability to the Defence and National Security sectors. After a full career in the British Army, as his final role he wrote a Review of Defence’s approach to Climate Change and Sustainability. He is now the Non Executive Director for Climate Change and Net Zero for the Ministry of Defence. He has expanded this policy interest into delivery, as the Chair, Director and Advisor of a number of renewable energy and environmental sustainability start-ups.
He is Chair of the Royal NAAFI Board, Director of his own Strategic Advisory Company, a strategic advisor to a number of consultancies and organisations and a climate-focused venture capitalist group, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute and is Patron, Chair and Trustee of a number of organisations.