Colm is a researcher working on place-based transitions as part of the Clean Economy team.
He is responsible for supporting E3G’s research and policy work on energy efficiency and heat decarbonisation in the UK and EU. He works closely with the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings, supporting their efforts to develop and scale the financial products needed to decarbonise the UK’s building stock. He also works with the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group, advocating for a national infrastructure programme to bring all UK homes up to a high standard of energy efficiency.
Colm joined E3G from the Institute for Government, where he worked on energy policy, and on improving the policymaking process in the UK civil service more generally.
He holds a dual-MA/MSc in International and World History, awarded jointly by Columbia University and the London School of Economics, and a BA in History from the University of Oxford.