Colm is a Policy Advisor in the Clean Economy team.
He works as part of the UK place-based transitions team. His work focuses on the politics and policies needed to decarbonise the built environment, and on the relationship between central and local government in net zero delivery. He provides policy support to several coalitions and campaigns, including the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings, the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group, and Electrify Heat. He also works closely with the regulation and systems transition teams on local decarbonisation governance and planning.
Colm joined E3G from the Institute for Government, where he worked on energy policy and UK civil service reform.
He holds a dual-MA/MSc in International and World History from Columbia University and the London School of Economics, and a BA in History from the University of Oxford.