February 21, 2024

Chris Sherwood

General Secretary, Negative Emissions Platform

Chris Sherwood is Secretary-General of the Negative Emissions Platform (NEP), the Brussels-based trade association for the Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) industry. NEP’s mission is to promote CDR and advocate for it to have a proper role in climate policy.

Chris has over 20 years of experience in European and global public policy roles after starting working life as an IT systems implementation consultant. He has been a public affairs consultant and worked for the U.S. Department of Commerce at the U.S. Mission to the EU. He was a pioneer in tech policy, co-founding and chairing the European Tech Alliance and Classifieds Marketplaces Europe. He moved to the CDR industry in 2022 as the longest-serving tech policy professional in Brussels.

He has master’s degrees in European Studies (LSE) and German (St. Andrews) and holds UK, French, and US nationalities.