Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

Professor of Energy Policy and Technology



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201Weeks BuildingSouth Kensington Campus




External Positions

  • Commissioner, Commission on Scotland's Energy Future, Scottish Government, 2013 - 2014
  • Specialist Advisor, Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, House of Commons, 2012 - 2013
  • Specialist Advisor, Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, House of Commons, 2011 - 2011
  • Chair, Technical Advisory Group, Persistence Factor Methodologies, Carbon Trust, 2010 - 2012
  • Specialist Advisor, European Union Select Committee, House of Lords, 2008 - 2008

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Chair of British Institute of Energy Economics, BIEE, 2014 - 2015
  • Vice-Chair, British Institute of Energy Economics, 2013 - 2013
  • Council Member, British Institure of Energy Economists
  • Fellow, Energy Institute
  • Council member and Chair of Energy Advisory Panel, Energy Institute

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • Head of Technology and Policy Assessment, UKERC
  • External Examiner, University of Sussex

Industrial Connections

  • BP Plc, Reports on wind power, wave and tidal power and others
  • Carbon Trust, Numerous projects. Most recently management of 'Cost and impacts of intermittency (joint with UKERC)
  • DTI (Dept Trade and Industry), Markal modelling work, renewables innovation review working papers and numerous small contracts
  • Greenpeace, Reports on nanotech, advice on policy developments, scoping study on the npower juice fund
  • Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, Consultant to the 2002 Energy Review
  • npower, Management of the juice fund for wave and tidal power

Editorial Boards

  • Insitution of Civil Engineers 'Energy', Editorial Board Member, 2007 - 2009