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Leo Roberts


Research Manager, E3G London Office

Leo Roberts

Leo Roberts is the Research Manager for E3G’s Coal Diplomacy team. His role focusses on ensuring the diplomatic community has access to up-to-date political and economic analysis of the global coal landscape.

Leo works with research and analytical communities around the world on coal phase-out policy. His areas of expertise include mapping the global distribution of coal power, financing alternatives to coal, ensuring a just transition for workers and communities as well as work on stranded assets and carbon capture and storage.

Prior to joining E3G, Leo spent ten years working on low-carbon development in the Global South, delivering and managing research on a variety of topics around fossil fuel phase-out and renewable energy policy. He also spent time with PwC working with UNFCCC negotiators from the Least Developed Country and Small Island Developing States groups.

Leo holds a BA in Geography and an MA in International Development, both from the University of Sheffield. Like a lot of colleagues in the climate change space, Leo spends much of his free time in the mountains or surfing.