Chris joined the Grantham Research Institute in May 2011 and headed up the Institute’s policy communications programme up until March 2017. Chris went on to work for the Department of Transport.
Chris’s background is in public relations and corporate communication. Prior to joining the Grantham Institute Chris held roles at the Carbon Trust, the Environment Agency, and in Boris Johnson’s climate change team at the Greater London Authority. He has also worked as a PR consultant for clients including major supermarket chains, construction firms and local authorities.
He has managed a number of award winning PR and communication campaigns and has a degree in History.
Policy - 2016
Headline issue The Committee on Climate Change has recommended that setting a target to reduce UK emissions of greenhouse gases... Read more
This is a submission by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate... Read more
This policy brief summarises the main policy implications of a two-year research programme, sponsored by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), which aimed to contribute to the growing evidence base on green growth. Read more
Policy - 2015
This policy paper was submitted to HM Treasury in response to its consultation on 'Reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape'. Read more
The next UK Government after the General Election on 7 May should reform the UK’s overly-complex energy taxation and create new institutions to depoliticise infrastructure investment, particularly in the energy sector. These recommendations are among several new measures outlined in the Institute’s latest policy brief ‘Climate change priorities for the next UK government’. Read more
Policy - 2014
Outlines the main energy and climate change challenges in the UK over the next five-year term Read more
This paper argues in favour of a reform of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) that makes the... Read more
Policy - 2013
Overview The Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) have... Read more
Headline issue The power sector is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the UK and... Read more
Policy - 2011
Cameron Hepburn, Sarah Chapman, Baran Doda, Chris Duffy, Samuel Fankhauser, James Rydge, Kathryn Smith, Luca Taschini and Alessandro Vitelli Read more
News - 2016
BusinessGreen, 10 May Read more