David Hone works for Shell International and is the Chief Climate Change Adviser. He joined Shell in 1980 after graduating as a Chemical Engineer from the University of Adelaide in Australia. He has worked in refinery technology, oil trading and shipping areas for Shell.

David is a board member of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), was Chairman of IETA from 2011-2013 and is a board member of C2ES in Washington. He represents Shell in the World Business Council for Sustainable Development where the company co-chairs the Climate & Energy working group.

David is a regular climate blogger and the author of two recent books on the climate issue “2°C will be harder than we think” and “Why Carbon Pricing Matters”.