Chris Huhne is involved as adviser, director or consultant to a number of businesses.

These include Engaged Tracking, which provides investors with measurement of the carbon exposure of their portfolio as well as benchmark and investor indexes of low carbon equities; Zilkha Biomass Energy, which has pioneered a second generation sustainable biomass pellet that is a close substitute for coal; and the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association, which represents the green gas industry.

Before his political career, Chris was group managing director of Fitch Ratings Ltd, having founded IBCA sovereign ratings, which became the sovereign division of IBCA and Fitch.

He has been a non-executive director of a number of companies including Electoral Reform (Ballot Services) Ltd, which provides balloting services for businesses, trade unions and third sector organisations, and Traffic Safety Systems Ltd.

He was a council member of the Consumers’ Association, Which?