Michael Grubb is Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy at University College London, editor-in-chief of Climate Policy, and Senior Advisor to the UK Energy Regulator Ofgem. His former positions include Senior Research Associate at Cambridge University (Faculty of Economics and Department of Land Economy); Chair of the international research organization Climate Strategies, and Chief Economist at the Carbon Trust. He advisory positions include both academia (most recently, appointed to the DIW (Berlin) Scientific Advisory Board) and governments (including membership of the Statutory UK Climate Change Committee), and has been a Lead Author for several reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Michael Grubb is author of eight books, fifty journal research articles and numerous other publications. His book Planetary Economics (2014) brings together lessons from 25 years of research and implementation of energy and climate policies and has received widespread accolade as a ‘seminal’ contribution, ‘comprehensive and profoundly important’ for its presentation of a new approach to both the theoretical underpinnings and the practical policies for tackling energy and climate change challenges.