Senior Adviser, Energy and Environment
Benedict McAleenan is a Senior Adviser to Policy Exchange’s Energy and Environment Unit. He is a public policy advisor with over 13 years’ experience advising on policy development, political risk and thought leadership in the Energy, FMCG, Manufacturing and Engineering sectors. His private sector clients have included National Grid, Centrica Energy, the Renewable Energy Association, Shell, Centrica, Sainsbury’s, Endurance Wind Power and Balfour Beatty.
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by Benedict McAleenan | Mar 2, 2021Related Content Using the UK’s COP26 and G7 presidencies to green the financial system In 2021, the UK will host the G7 and COP26 and take a key part in other major summits, giving it a unique opportunity to lead the global diplomatic agenda. This report argues that...
by Benedict McAleenan | Dec 7, 2020Related Content Why local electricity pricing holds the key to a Net Zero energy system. The UK Government’s commitment to quadruple offshore wind capacity by 2030 will transform Great Britain’s electricity system. However, it poses serious challenges for the...
by Benedict McAleenan | Nov 3, 2020Related Content Maximising the contribution of the North Sea to Net Zero and Levelling Up The North Sea is strategically central to meeting the UK’s target of Net Zero emissions by 2050. By fully developing offshore wind, the North Sea could provide one-third of the...
by Benedict McAleenan | May 8, 2020Related Content How the UK and international community can lower the risks of zoonotic disease Zoonotic pathogens (those that originate in animals) are a growing risk to human populations. There were three times as many outbreaks in the 1990s as in the 1940s, and...
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RT @bswud The Government actually has some clever win-win ideas that I expect to see in its Planning Bill out later this year. If it focuses on the best bits, it can win back seats like Chesham & Amersham. policyexchange.org.u…
📺 In Parliament this week, Shadow Minister @KerryMP asks about @Policy_Exchange recommendations for a California-style Zero Emission Vehicle mandate. Minister @redditchrachel says it is under discussion inside Government. You can also read the full report & summary here 👇
2/2 Following our recent webinar w/ hospital staff which explored how their insights could transform hospitals, panellists @Emmaboxer4, Dr Mark Butler, Anne Lumb & @kendal_moran have co-authored a piece in @bmj_latest making the case for crowdsourcing. blogs.bmj.com/bmj/20…
1/2 Just 2⃣4⃣ hours to go until the deadline for first round entries to the 2021 Wolfson Economics Prize. policyexchange.org.u…