Executive Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, and Professor of Carbon Management at the University of Edinburgh

Dave is Professor of Carbon Management at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has studied climate change for over 25 years, from warming impacts in the Southern Ocean, through carbon fluxes in forests, to greenhouse gas emissions from wetlands and agriculture. In 2018 he received the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching for his work in climate change education. He directs the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation and is an advisor on climate change and land use for the Scottish Government. Dave's latest project involves managing a large area of coastal land in Scotland to regrow native tree species and trap a lifetime’s carbon.