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Paul Ekins

Professor of Energy and Environment Policy, UCL Energy Institute

Paul Ekins has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of London and is Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy at and Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, University College London. He is also a member of UNEP'S International Resource Panel; a Fellow of the Energy Institute; a Senior Consultant to Cambridge Econometrics; a Co-Director of the UK Energy Research Centre, in charge of its Energy Systems and Modelling theme; and he leads UCL’s participation in the EPSRC SUPERGEN consortium on hydrogen fuel cells and on bioenergy research. He is a member of Ofgem’s high-level Sustainable Development Advisory Group, and was Chairman of the Government-funded National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP), the UK’s most successful programme to improve resource productivity.