Stuart Bruce

Director, Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy

KPMG in the UK

Stuart helps companies, insurers and governments identify, quantify, assess and manage the impacts of known and emerging climate change risks and opportunities they face over the short-, medium- and long-term to drive climate resilience, emissions reductions and value creation. Stuart combines analytical rigour with strategic thinking and pragmatic solutions to drive change, honed across 12 years of professional consulting and legal practice on energy, natural resources, climate and other projects in the UK, Central Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Australia and Central America.

In addition to his climate practice, Stuart is an Expert Reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), Member of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Technology Executive Committee Taskforce on Enabling Environment and Capacity Building, and Vice Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) United Kingdom Energy and Environment Committee. Stuart previously worked at the University of Cambridge and with the UNFCCC Secretariat during the initial design of the Paris Agreement. Stuart regularly attends international negotiations on climate change and other environmental matters, and presents and publishes widely in his areas of interest.

  • Master of Laws (Energy & Environment) – University College London

  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Climate & Resources) – University of Melbourne

  • Bachelor of Laws – Monash University

  • Bachelor of Business Management & Psychology – Monash University

  • Strategic climate risk and opportunity assessment

  • Climate change scenario planning and modelling (physical and transitional)

  • TCFD strategy, governance, risk management, metrics and external reporting

  • Net zero organisational transformation and alignment

  • Energy and climate change policy and regulation