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Nick Eyre

CREDS Director

University of Oxford

Professor Nick Eyre, based at the University of Oxford, is the Director of CREDS and a Professor of Energy and Climate Policy.

Nick is Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy. Previously, he was leader of the Lower Carbon Futures Programme in the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) and a Co-Director of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC), leading its research theme on decision-making.

Nick was a lead author of the ‘Buildings’ Chapter of the Mitigation Report of 5th Assessment of the IPCC, and is a review editor in the 6th Assessment. He was a lead author of the Global Energy Assessment in 2012. Nick has 35 years’ experience on energy issues.

He is scientific advisor on climate change to Oxford City Council and a Fellow of the Energy Institute. From 1999-2008, he was Head of Policy and Director of Strategy at the Energy Saving Trust. He was a co-author of the UK Government’s 2002 Review of Energy Policy, leading its work on energy efficiency and energy scenarios.

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