Karen Turner

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  • United Kingdom

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Personal Statement

Karen Turner is Professor and Director of the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of Strathclyde, where she leads a portfolio of work UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), philanthropic organisations such as the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and the Bellona Foundation and various government and industry bodies. Karen’s main research interests lie in investigating and modelling the economy-wide and macroeconomic consequences of energy policy and industry developments, and considering how these may be effected, and consensus built around policy narratives,  to enable the deployment of different decarbonisation solutions. She has published extensively in policy and economics literatures on topics such as making the case for public support of residential energy efficiency programmes and addressing public policy challenges in unlocking value from the deployment of large scale decarbonisation solutions such as electric vehicles and carbon capture and storage. Karen has previously held academic posts at Glasgow and Heriot Watt Universities and is currently a member of the Scottish Government’s Just Transitions Commission

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Strathclyde

1 Oct 199930 Apr 2002

Award Date: 1 Jul 2002

Master in Science, University of Glasgow

1 Oct 199831 Oct 1999

Award Date: 1 Nov 1999

Bachelor of Arts, University Of Strathclyde

1 Oct 19951 Jul 1998

Award Date: 1 Jul 1998

Keywords

  • CGE; input-output; energy policy; energy efficiency

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