COP26 Roundtable with Peter Hill, Chairman of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)

Please note, this is a private event, by invitation only, and is intended specifically for C-Suite individuals. The invitees are carefully selected in line with The Whitehall and Industry Group’s charitable purpose, representing organisations from a variety of sectors, to bring a range of views and perspectives. If you or a colleague would like to be considered for future roundtables in this series, then please feel free to email us on [email protected]

In this Roundtable discussion, leaders from across the sectors will come together to discuss cross-sector collaboration on the priority campaigns ahead of COP26. Peter Hill, COP26 CEO and Director General of the COP26 Unit, will open the session, before an open conversation involving all.

  • Peter Hill



    Peter was appointed as the COP26 CEO and Director General of the COP26 Unit in October 2019. Prior to this Peter was the Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister and Director General for the Prime Minister's Office, No 10 Downing Street. He was also the Prime Minister’s Sherpa for the G7 and G20. 

    His previous roles have included Director of Strategy at the FCO, as well as roles in the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism in the Home Office. In 2009-2010 he worked at the independent Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq conflict. Between 2006-2009 he was in the cabinet of the European Trade Commissioner. He has also worked on a range of security and multilateral issues in the FCO and overseas.



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