David FarrarClimate and Stewardship Policy Manager, Nest
David has worked as a Climate and Stewardship Policy Manager in Nest, the UK’s largest defined contribution occupational scheme, since September 2021. This follows more than 7 years working on private pensions topics in the Department for Work and Pensions, the majority of them on sustainable finance, including leading the 2018 ESG regulations, amendments to the eventual Pension Schemes Act 2021 and TCFD regulations for occupational schemes. David also led for DWP on founding the Occupational Pensions Stewardship Council and Voting Taskforce. He is a public face for Nest, as for DWP previously, on sustainable finance and public policy. David holds degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Aberystwyth.