Episode 30 / Claire Perry O'Neill

Ecopragmatism & Policy Innovation

Rt Hon Amber Rudd

Leading the way from Westminster to Paris

Season 2 / Episode 33 / March 3, 2021  

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Amber Rudd is currently the Chair of the International Advisory Group for Equinor, a major Norwegian energy company.

She is also an advisor for several firms in the security and communication space. She is also a trustee of the Climate Group, an international non-profit focusing on climate and energy. Prior to this work, she was at the core of British politics. She was a MP for Hastings and Rye between 2010 and 2019.


She held numerous ministerial posts: the Home Secretary between 2016-2018 and led the response to the tragic 2017 London Bridge terrorist attack. From 2015-2016, she was the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, representing UK during the triumphant Paris COP in 2015. She also served as Minister for Women and Equalities.

Amber read History at Edinburgh University.




Relevant Web Links /

  • Climate change: COP26 head must be made full-time role to tackle global emergency, Amber Rudd says (December, 2020): Click Here

  • Amber Rudd on the Windrush scandal, Priti Patel and the No 10 ‘frat house’ (December, 2020): Click Here

  • Amber Rudd: ‘The prime minister is clearly more comfortable with men’ (July, 2020): Click Here