Gareth has a wealth of knowledge on the low carbon economy as well as a network of contacts within the climate change industry, particularly amongst the investor community.
Prior to establishing Beetle in 2008, Gareth was a Founder and Board member of Climate Change Capital ("CCC") where he led the incubation, development of and capital raising of circa $1.75bn for various CCC funds. Prior to CCC, Gareth was a Managing Director of Marsh & McLennan ("MMC"). At MMC, Gareth developed a number of innovative integrated risk finance solutions in the Energy & Power sectors and was also responsible for the development of MMC's European Climate Change initiatives. Prior to MMC, Gareth held executive positions at Johnson & Higgins and Fenchurch.
Gareth has led UK Trade Delegations to China and India, and is a Trustee of the Global Cool Foundation. Gareth helped launch and is on the Board of The Ice Organisation (an enterprise focused on the mass mobilization of consumer purchasing power for the mitigation of climate change).
Gareth has an MA Hons from St Andrews University and was educated at Monkton Combe School.