Prof. Neil Strachan, an interdisciplinary energy economist at University College London (UCL) Energy Institute, has been appointed as a non-executive director of the UK Energy Systems Catapult.
As well as being the Professor of Energy Economics and Modelling at the Energy Institute, Prof. Strachan is also the Institute’s Deputy Director.
Prof. Strachan is the principal investigator of the Whole Systems Energy Modelling Consortium (wholeSEM), the UK’s ground-breaking, multi-institution initiative to develop, integrate and apply state-of-the-art energy models.
He received his PhD in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in 2000. He is the author of more than 40 peer reviewed journal papers and over 100 book chapters and technical reports.
He was also the lead author of the Energy Systems chapter of the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report.