Guy Newey

Head of Environment & Energy, 2010-2014


Guy is now Head of Policy at Ovo Energy.Guy was Head of Environment and Energy at Policy Exchange. Before joining Policy Exchange, he worked as a journalist, including three years as a foreign correspondent in Hong Kong. He has an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College, London. His research interests include energy efficiency, renewable energy policy, biodiversity and changing energy behaviour.

Guy Newey

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