Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, The United Kingdom
The Foreign Secretary appointed Nick Bridge as Special Representative for Climate Change in May 2017.
He was previously Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the OECD from 2011 to 2016.
Mr Bridge was previously Chief Economist at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and head of Global Economy Department. He has served for over a decade in diplomatic postings to the China, Japan and the United States.
Mr Bridge previously worked in the Treasury, where he co-led a $4 billion facility to immunise half a billion people in the developing world, and was an economist in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
Born in 1972 in Yorkshire, Mr Bridge graduated in economics from the University of Nottingham