Member since: 2018

David Hunt is a prominent figure and thought leader in the cleantech sector, with a specific focus around talent and growth. Hailed as a leading green entrepreneur by the Financial Times, David also presents at industry events such as EcoSummit, Energy Storage Europe and Fully Charged Live. He also hosts the 'Leaders in Cleantech' Podcast. He was also chosen as one of 25 Linked In Top Voices 2018, and is a Board Advisor, Consultant, Speaker, and Mentor for several cleantech accelerators.

David is a frequent contributor to trade publications such as Discover Cleantech, Energy Storage News, Solar Power Portal, PV Tech, Clean Energy News and Smart Cities World. His industry insights have been quoted in UK broadsheet newspapers such as The Guardian, The Independent, The Telegraph and the Sunday Times. Being well versed in business and economics, he has also lent his voice to the likes of Forbes Magazine, BBC Radio Four and ITV’s 6 O’clock News.

A cleantech expert and industry insider, David specialises in the clean energy and eMobility transitions. His drive to accelerate these growing markets led him to set up Hyperion Executive Search Ltd, a talent acquisition company specialising in the cleantech space that incisively places talent where it’s needed. Hyperion has been helping some of the world’s most innovative cleantech businesses grow and succeed.  David’s headhunting team now operates across EMEA and North America.

Before this, David co-founded an award-winning multi-technology renewable energy installation business, sat as a policy board member with the UK Renewable Energy Association, and was a member of PRASEG  (Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group). 

The ‘Leaders in Cleantech’ podcast is a platform where David invites expert guests from his network to share their cleantech journeys and insights. Speaking with leading entrepreneurs, CEOs, thought leaders and industry insiders, David explores the challenges, opportunities, highs, and lows of business in the cleantech sector.