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Shane Tomlinson


Deputy Chief Executive Officer, E3G London Office

Shane Tomlinson

Shane Tomlinson is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of E3G (Third Generation Environmentalism), an independent non-profit organisation working to accelerate the global transition to a low carbon economy.

Shane leads E3Gs work on politics and governance including the development of its political economy mapping methodology (PEMM), scenarios and the response to Brexit. Shane is also responsible for overseeing the development of E3Gs network of offices in London, Brussels, Berlin and Washington DC, its communication team and processes for learning and integration.

Prior to joining E3G Shane was a Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House where he published research on the future of the European Energy Union, Brexit, stranded assets and the future of the international climate regime. He has also worked as a Policy Adviser in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit working on energy policy, sustainable consumption and production issues and the design and launch of the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) at the World Summit on Sustainable Development.

Shane has held a number of external appointments and currently serves as a board member of Greener UK and the advisory group for the All Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group.

Shane holds an MPA from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, an MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics and Economic History from the University of Bristol.