Senior Fellow, Energy & Environment
Josh is a Senior Fellow with Policy Exchange’s Energy & Environment unit. Josh was previously Energy Advisor to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. In this role he provided expert policy and strategic advice to both Greg Clark and subsequently Andrea Leadsom on all major energy and climate issues. Josh spent two months working as a senior advisor within the COP26 Unit. Previously he held a number of other senior roles at the centre of Government, including spending three years in the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit in No10 Downing Street working on energy and environment issues. He was also Head of the Energy Policy team in HM Treasury.
Energy policy is back on the front pages, with stories about rising energy bills, energy suppliers going bust, and concerns over security of supply, with the UK’s electricity grid appearing to creak even before demand ramps up during the winter. It’s a formidable in-tray for new Energy Minister Greg Hands, who will benefit from working alongside BEIS Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, a former Energy Minister himself. The immediate energy crisis is a liquidity crunch […]