Minister Barker Keynote Speaker at RenewableUK Wave & Tidal 2013
Rt Hon Gregory Barker MP, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change will address all delegates in the Opening session of the Wave & Tidal 2013 conference.
Greg was a key contributor to the Conservative Party’s ‘Low Carbon Economy’ green paper, launched in January 2009, and ‘Rebuilding Energy Security’, launched in March 2010.
After the General Election in May 2010, the Prime Minister David Cameron appointed Greg as Minister of State for Climate Change.
Following the Prime Minister’s Cabinet reshuffle in September 2012, Greg remained Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change with an extended portfolio. In addition to his role he has become a Privy Counsellor, after being appointed to the Privy Council.
Press release, December 19, 2012; Image: DHI