Ken O'Flaherty

COP26 Regional Ambassador, Asia-Pacific

Ken O’Flaherty is the COP26 Regional Ambassador for the Asia-Pacific region. He is working closely with governments, business and civil society across the region to boost climate action ahead of the COP26 Leaders’ Summit which will take place in Glasgow in November 2021.

Ken has recently returned from a posting as Minister in Rome, and has experience in a number of Foreign Office Departments. He has previously served in the British embassy in Tokyo and Paris as well as the former UK Representation to the European Union. Ken has worked on a wide range of issues from climate change and energy to economic, EU cooperation, security, counter-terrorism and migration issues.