Matthew Leach

Professor of Energy & Environmental Systems
Centre for Environment and Sustainability, University of Surrey

Matthew Leach has more than thirty years experience of the challenges in delivering secure and sustainable energy services. Following 12 years as a member of staff at Imperial he joined CES in 2007 and was Director of the Centre from 2008 to 2015. An engineer by training, Matthew holds a bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southampton, an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London and a PhD in Energy Policy also from Imperial. Matthew has been Vice President of the Energy Institute and is a past Chair of Council of the British Institute of Energy Economics. He chaired the 2016 BIEE conference and in 2018 has led on assembly of the parallel paper sessions.

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