Jeremy is non-executive Chairman of the Carbon Tracker Initiative, Founding Director of Solarcentury, an international solar solutions company, and Founder and Chairman of SolarAid, a solar lighting charity working in Africa.
An Entrepreneur of the Year at the New Energy Awards and a CNN Principal Voice, he is a climate-and-energy activist, historian, futurist, investor, and a visiting lecturer at the universities of Cambridge and St Gallen. He was a Founding Director of the world¹s first private equity fund for renewable energy, Bank Sarasin’s New Energies Invest, where he served as a non-executive board member for twelve years.
As a former geologist, whose early research on shale was funded by both BP and Shell, he has authored several books on fossil-fuel dependency, including The Energy of Nations, and most recently The Winning of the Carbon War which documents the political battles being fought on the front lines of climate and clean energy policy. His numerous awards include a Gothenburg Prize and he was the first Hillary Laureate for international leadership in climate change.