IGov Team

The IGov Team comprises of Professor Catherine Mitchell (Principal Investigator), Dr Matthew Lockwood and Dr Caroline Kuzemko (Research Fellows), Richard Hoggett (Research Manager) and Tom Steward (PhD). Collectively the team brings together a range of interdisciplinary knowledge on energy, policy, regulation, theories of change and practice; enabling them to deal with the complex and interrelated themes of innovation and governance.

Prof. Catherine Mitchell

Catherine Mitchell is Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Exeter. Previous to that, she worked at the Universities of Warwick, Sussex and California, Berkeley. Her undergraduate degree was in History from London University; her Masters was in Energy and Environmental Studies from Boston University, USA and her PhD was from Sussex University in

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Dr. Matthew Lockwood

Matthew Lockwood is a Senior Research Fellow on the IGov project. He has worked on energy and climate policy in the UK in a variety of roles since the early 2000s. From 2006 to 2011 he was a Senior Research Fellow and subsequently Associate Director for Energy, Climate Change and Transport at the Institute for

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Dr. Caroline Kuzemko

Caroline Kuzemko is a research fellow with expertise in international political economy, UK and Russian energy governance, with specific interests in institutional change. As part of her IGov responsibilities she will be conceptualising energy governance change in relation to low carbon transition, preparing comparative analyses between UK and German energy...

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Richard Hoggett

Richard is the research manager for IGov and brings a broad range of expertise to the team from 15 years of working on sustainable energy policy and practice within the UK. His early career was at a community development trust where he set up and ran a range of community scale renewable energy and energy

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Tom Steward

Tom is the PhD student attached to the IGov project. Immediately prior to starting his PhD, Tom passed straight from his undergraduate degree in Business and Management with European Study (France) to a Masters in Energy Policy. His undergraduate project focussed on Corporate Social Responsibility in the oil industry, and his masters dissertation examined the

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