Simon is Executive Chair of the Climate and Development Knowledge Network , which is a new initiative designed to support developing countries in tackling the challenges posed by climate change. It was launched on 11 March 2010 by the UK government. It aims to help decision-makers in developing countries design and deliver climate compatible development. It will do this by providing demand-led research and technical assistance, and channelling the best available knowledge on climate change and development to support policy processes at the country level.
The 'in coversation' video series is available here.
The network is currently looking for a permanent CEO - for more information see here.
The European Think-Tanks Group is formed of think-tanks in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and the UK. See www.ettg.eu
Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons International Development Select Committee
Various advisory positions