Ronan Palmer

Associate Director

Ronan leads E3G’s clean economy programme. His portfolio aims to support the transition of the economy to net zero.

Ronan Palmer

Ronan in the media

Ronan’s work covers energy transition, industrial decarbonisation and the macro-economic aspects of addressing climate change. The programme also addresses the underpinnings of net-zero, including how regulation and economic governance need to evolve, and the role of research and innovation in transforming the economy.

He joined E3G in 2019 from Ofwat, the water regulator for England and Wales, where he was Director of Strategy.  Prior to that, he was Chief Economist for the English Environment Agency. He has also worked for the National Grid Company and the UK Department of Environment.

Ronan has broad experience in regulation, economic and environmental, and in infrastructure and climate adaptation. He sits on advisory panels for the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, Sussex Energy Group and Twenty65, among others.

He is passionate about inclusion and disability rights. He also loves languages.

Ronan’s work covers energy transition, industrial decarbonisation and the macro-economic aspects of addressing climate change. The programme also addresses the underpinnings of net-zero, including how regulation and economic governance need to evolve, and the role of research and innovation in transforming the economy.

He joined E3G in 2019 from Ofwat, the water regulator for England and Wales, where he was Director of Strategy.  Prior to that, he was Chief Economist for the English Environment Agency. He has also worked for the National Grid Company and the UK Department of Environment.

Ronan has broad experience in regulation, economic and environmental, and in infrastructure and climate adaptation. He sits on advisory panels for the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, Sussex Energy Group and Twenty65, among others.

He is passionate about inclusion and disability rights. He also loves languages.

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