Leo Roberts is the Research Manager for E3G’s Coal Transition team. His role focuses 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.