Energy and Environment Research Fellow
Matt Rooney joined Policy Exchange in 2017 as a Research Fellow in the Energy and Environment Unit. From 2011 to 2017 studied for an MPhil in Technology Policy and a PhD in Energy Policy at the University of Cambridge, where he researched strategies for the deployment of new energy technologies, with a particular focus on carbon capture and storage and nuclear power. Prior to this he was employed for six years at the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, where he designed components for international particle physics experiments. He is a British Science Association Media Fellow, having worked briefly as a science policy journalist with Times Higher Education. He is a fully chartered member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from the Queen’s of University Belfast.
RT @PRASEG We're unlikely to see the raft of clean energy policy announcements a full Spending Review had been expected to trigger (summarised neatly by @ed_birkett in this graphic for @Policy_Exchange). But we are expecting the National Infrastructure Strategy worth around £100bn. pic.twitter.com/HGJ1…
Earlier this week Australian Prime Minister @ScottMorrisonMP welcomed our latest report "A Very British Tilt: Towards a new UK strategy in the Indo-Pacific Region".
RT @GElefteriu "The time is ripe for Britain to shift the weight of its strategic policy towards the Indo-Pacific as it reviews its role in the world. " 👉 Read more in the latest report from @Policy_Exchange: bit.ly/3l8GtLz #IntegratedReview #GlobalBritain #Strategy #IndoPacific pic.twitter.com/Q9j5…
RT @Robert_WH_Ede ICYMI The partnership between @IPPR and @Policy_Exchange on social care funding was highlighted by @lord_forsyth in the Sunday Telegraph. The consensus for a solution is there: the Government now needs to deliver on its manifesto promise. telegraph.co.uk/poli… pic.twitter.com/JrHZ…