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David Ferguson

David Ferguson

Fellow RSA, The RSA

David is Head of Net Zero Innovation at EDF. His mission is to lead innovations that accelerate the world’s journey towards net zero. He works with internal teams and external partners to rapidly develop and scale high-impact innovations.

After gaining an MSc from Imperial College, David started his career in sustainability consulting before joining and then leading EDF UK’s sustainability team. He then spent two years in Paris as part of EDF’s global Sustainable Development team. Returning to the UK, David took the role of Head of Digital Innovation in EDF UK’s R&D team before moving to Beijing to build a new digital innovation team inside EDF China, where he spent 3 years during COVID.

David is a Fellow of the RSA and a visiting lecturer at the University of Exeter Business School. Formerly, he was a Non-Executive Director of Exeter Science Park and was on the advisory board of the UK Government’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence.