David has worked for the Bank of England and the FSA for approaching 12 years. He is currently the Climate Lead for the Supervisory Risk Specialists directorate. Prior to working in regulation he spent over a decade in the financial services industry in management consultancy, risk management and controls.
He has an academic background in geophysical sciences and climate dynamics with an MSc and PhD from the National Oceanography Centre. His main research interests at the NOC were the modelling and observation of the meridional overturning circulation and its role in the Earth Climate System.