Brendan is a policy fellow working on sustainable finance policy with a particular focus on just transition and place-based climate investment.
Prior to joining the Grantham Institute, Brendan spent several years working on sustainable finance policy within the UK Government. Firstly, as a policy adviser on social investment within the Government Inclusive Economy Unit and more recently working with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on green finance policy and the publication of the Net Zero Strategy. During this time, he also had a secondment at the Green Finance Institute. Prior to working in policy, Brendan spent 5 years working for Lloyds Bank across several roles. He has a BSc in economics and politics from the University of Bristol and an MSc in economics from the University of Amsterdam.
- Harnessing private finance to deliver a just transition
- Public finance institutions and interventions to deliver net zero and a just transition
- Financial regulation aimed at a sustainable financial system
- Place-based climate investment
- Policy frameworks to deliver a just transition
Policy - 2022
This paper highlights how an innovative public-private programme that focuses on Northern Ireland's housing stock can help to fund an equitable low-carbon economy, through the use of a 'Just Transition Bond'. Read more
This report examines how-well placed the UK is to make the required investments for a successful net-zero transition, and the wider economic impact those investments might have. Read more
A submission to the UK Treasury's consultation on the 'Proposals for Reform' under its Financial Regulation Framework Review. Read more
News - 2022
This article reports on a new study by the Resolution Foundation and the London School of Economics (LSE) which considers the potential for green investment in the UK. Read more
What role can and should financial regulation play in tackling climate change? The answer should guide the remoulding of regulatory... Read more