University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Dr Reiner is a political scientist and is currently University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy. David has advised government, industry and non-governmental organisations on energy and environmental policy, with a particular emphasis on the politics of climate change and the social acceptability of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies. He is frequently interviewed in national and international media including The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Bloomberg, Reuters, The Guardian, and The Daily Telegraph.
David is also a research associate of the Centre for International Business and Management at Cambridge, and of the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, and the Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies Program, both at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He sits on the Cambridge Judge Business School Research Committee, the EPRG management committee and the steering committee of the International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas Programme's Social Research Network. He has testified before the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology and contributed to the World Economic Forum in Davos and Moscow. He is the recipient of research grants from the European Commission, UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, Natural Environment Research Council and the Department of Trade and Industry.
Research interests include national climate change policies; social and political acceptability of carbon capture and storage technologies, international environmental negotiations; policy design; public perceptions of energy technologies, regulatory policy; competition policy; science policy and communicating science and technology.