Dr Jamie Speirs
Lead - White Paper Series
Jamie is a Research Fellow in the Department of Earth Science and Engineering at Imperial College London and leads the Sustainable Gas Institute’s White Paper Series. He joined Imperial College in 2007, working in the Centre for Environmental Policy, before joining SGI in March 2016.
Jamie conducts research on the social, technical and economic issues affecting energy policy in the UK, Europe and globally. For the last eight years, Jamie has conducted systematic reviews of contentious energy topics as part of the UK Energy Research Centre.
His research has examined supply of critical metals for low-carbon technology manufacturing, the macroeconomic and employment impacts of government support for renewable energy, the future for unabated coal power stations, and the resource availability of global oil and unconventional fossil fuels.
Jamie is the lead author on white paper 3, ‘A Greener Gas Grid: What Are The Options?’.