International Advisory Panel

Dr David Joffe

Team leader at the UK Committee on Climate Change

David is a team leader at the UK Committee on Climate Change, now focusing on decarbonisation of buildings and industry. Until recently he was CCC’s Head of Modelling and was lead author for their advice to the UK Government on the 5th carbon budget (the emissions limit for...

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Professor Jim Watson

Director, UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)

Jim Watson is Director of the UK Energy Research Centre and Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Sussex. He has 20 years of research experience on climate change, energy and innovation policies. He frequently advises governments in the UK and abroad, and has been...

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Professor Robert Clark

Chair, Energy Strategy and Policy, University of New South Wales

Professor Robert Clark AO FAA FRSN was appointed Professor and Chair of Energy Strategy and Policy at the University of New South Wales in 2012. He was formerly the Chief Defence Scientist (CDS) of Australia and Chief Executive Officer of the Defence Science and Technology...

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Dr David Daniels

Chief Energy Modeler, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Since 2012, David has been the Chief Energy Modeler at EIA, where he works to ensure internal consistency across all of EIA’s energy models. Prior to EIA, Dr. Daniels served as the Chief Scientist of Digital Sandbox, a security analytics software company, where he developed...

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Dr Ricardo Gorini

Head, Energy Economic Department, Energy Research Office

Ricardo is Head of the Energy economic department at Energy Research Office (EPE). He has experience working with energy planning tools, energy scenarios, energy demand forecast, energy regulation, and evaluation of energy projects. His main research interest is the...

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Professor Zheng Li

Professor & Dean, Department of Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University

Zheng Li is a professor and the head of the Department of Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing and has been working on dynamic modelling of power systems, development of monitoring and measurement technologies of thermal power plants, and analyses of energy...

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Professor David Allen

Gertz Regents Professor of Chemical Engineering, & Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. David Allen is the Gertz Regents Professor of Chemical Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of seven books and over 200 papers. His recent work has focused primarily on...

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