Professor of Science and Technlogy Policy
SPRU, University of Sussex
Gordon MacKerron is Professor of Science and Technology Policy, SPRU, University of Sussex. He is an economist with degrees from Cambridge and Sussex, and has spent most of his professional life researching energy system issues, with specialisations in nuclear power and synergies/trade-offs between energy policy objectives. He has worked in consultancy and Government as well as academia, including chairing the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (2003-2007), being deputy Director, Cabinet Office Energy Review project (2001/2002) and was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution until item demise in 2011.