Joshua Burke

Senior Research Fellow, Energy and Environment


Josh Burke is a Research Fellow in the Energy and Environment Unit. From 2014 – to 2017 he worked as a Project Manager in an AiM listed renewable energy project developer focussing on distributed generation. He has experience developing a variety of technologies such as biomass CHP, battery storage and flexible gas reciprocating engines. Prior to this he has worked in the public policy sphere at both Chatham House and The Overseas Development Institute contributing to reports on water, energy and food security. He has a BSc in Geography from the University of Nottingham , an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.

Joshua Burke

Related Posts & Publications

Don’t write off Blockchain because of the Bitcoin hype

Don’t write off Blockchain because of the Bitcoin hype

The financial wealth accumulated by speculative investment in Bitcoin and other over-hyped crypto-currencies may well be short-lived. Commentators cry asset bubble, comparisons are made to the tulip mania boom in the 17th century and Nobel Prize-winning economist...
Comment on the Government’s 25-year environmental plan

Comment on the Government’s 25-year environmental plan

Theresa May deserves plaudits for delivering the first dedicated speech on the environment, by a sitting Prime Minister, for over ten years. Together, with the re-energised Michael Gove at the helm of Defra, the Government is determined to bring the degradation of our...
Challenges and opportunities for the UK trade in waste

Challenges and opportunities for the UK trade in waste

The parallel legislative progress of the EU’s Circular Economy Package (CEP) and Brexit marks a pivotal moment for the future of UK waste policy.  Whichever concludes first will signal the direction of travel for the UK’s trade in waste – in the short term at least....
The Clean Growth Strategy: worth the wait?

The Clean Growth Strategy: worth the wait?

The Clean Growth Strategy, published last week after long being delayed, signifies a step change in Government thinking and is ambitious in its scope. It is now clear that economic growth and the transition to a low carbon economy are no longer seen by the Government...
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