Nick Butler is internationally known for his perspectives on the relationship between energy and power with focus on global trends and how these influence industry.
Butler is a visiting professor at King's College London and the founding chairman of the Kings Policy Institute. He chairs Promus Associates, The Sure Chill Company and Ridgeway Information Ltd. Butler is a partner with Stan Greenberg in Climate Policy and Strategy - a business working on public attitudes to the climate agenda on both sides of the Atlantic.
From 2007 to 2009 he was chairman of the Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies. He was a special adviser to the former British prime minister Gordon Brown (2009-2010) and served as a non-executive director of Cambridge Econometrics from 2010 to 2018. He is a partner with Stan Greenberg in Climate Policy and Strategy - a business working on public attitudes to the climate agenda on both sides of the Atlantic.
In 2018 Butler was appointed to the expert panel of advisers for The Faraday Institution, which works on the development of batteries and energy storage. Having served as a Member of the Strategic Advisory Council of the Norwegian state company Equinor (formerly Statoil), Butler is currently editor of the Energy Agenda for the Norwegian-based energy organization ONS.