DAVID ADDISON

Virgin Group

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ABOUT DAVID

David Addison works for the Virgin Group where he manages the Virgin Earth Challenge: Sir Richard Branson’s USD $25 million innovation prize for scalable and sustainable ways of drawing down greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and permanently sequestering them.

He is also an advisor to the U.S. Center for Carbon Removal (http://www.centerforcarbonremoval.org/); Nori (https://nori.com); part of the community of advisors to Project Drawdown (https://drawdown.org); has served as a member of the jury of the German Energy Agency’s Startup Energy Transition Award; served as a member of the review panel for the UK Government’s £8.3 million Greenhouse Gas Removal research initiative; and was formerly Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for (the wonderful) Student Energy.

David has a BSc in Geography from the University of Sussex, and an MSc in Environmental Technology from (the also wonderful) Imperial College London.

DAVID AT SES 2019