Working to make government more effective

Will McDowall


Will was a senior researcher, working on the Institute's energy policy project. He is also an associate professor in Eco-Innovation at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and UCL Energy Institute.

Will has 15 years of experience in environmental social science research and policy advice roles related to energy, climate change and innovation. In addition to research, Will lectures on the economics and policy of energy innovation and sustainable entrepreneurship.

Before working at UCL he spent two years in the Canadian federal government.

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03 DEC 2020 Report

Evidence in energy policy making

The government needs to change how it shapes energy policy – or risk hindering efforts to reach its 2050 net zero target.