Richard Rugg

Managing Director, Programmes & Innovation
Carbon Trust

Over 20 years’ leadership experience working within the climate change sector, developing organisational strategy, and managing a team of over 125 Net Zero transition experts.  Conceived, founded, and now direct a business unit and its foundational strategic priorities of spearheading commercial and collaborative, cross-sector innovation to drive critical market transformation towards Net Zero.
Organisational change professional championing engagement with Carbon Trust strategic priorities and leading the evolution of a culture of high energy ambition, entrepreneurialism, diversity, and inclusivity.
Extensive contribution to Group strategy development and leadership through membership of the Carbon Trust Executive Committee.

The Carbon Trust’s mission is to accelerate the move to a decarbonised future. Climate pioneers for more than 20 years, we partner with leading businesses, governments, and financial institutions globally to accelerate their route to Net Zero.