Nick Eyre

Director, Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions, Environmental Change Institute

Nick Eyre is Professor of Energy and Climate Policy at the University of Oxford and Director of Energy Research for the University. Since April 2018, he has been Director of the major UKRI investment on energy use, the Centre for Research on Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS).

Nick has 30 years’ experience in energy and climate policy. Previous roles include Energy Programme leader in the Environmental Change Institute of the University of Oxford, Co-Director of the UK Energy Research Centre, and Director of Strategy of the Energy Saving Trust. He is a member of Ofgem’s Sustainable Development Advisory Group and a Fellow of the Energy Institute.

Nick’s main research interest is the role of changing energy demand in the energy transition. He was a lead author of the ‘Buildings’ Chapter of the Mitigation Report of 5th Assessment of the IPCC, and is a review editor of the chapter on energy demand and energy services in the 6th Assessment. He was a co-author of the UK Government’s 2002 Review of Energy Policy, and lead author of the research that underpinned the first UK shadow price of carbon.

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