Ed Birkett

Head of Energy and Environment (2020 - 2022)


Ed Birkett lead Policy Exchange’s Energy and Environment Unit. Ed joined Policy Exchange in 2020 after spending a year at Harvard as a Kennedy Scholar. For the last five years, he has worked in the UK energy sector, most recently as a developer of large-scale solar and energy storage projects.

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