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Dieter Helm CBE

Dieter Helm CBE

Professor, University of Oxford.

Dieter Helm is Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of New College, Oxford.

He is an economist specialising in utilities, infrastructure, regulation and the environment, and concentrates on the energy, water and transport sectors in Britain and Europe. He holds a number of advisory board appointments, including Chairman of the Academic Panel, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and member of the Advisory Panel on Energy and Climate Security, Department for Energy and Climate Change. He is a member of the expert panel for the Department of Transport's Review of the Regulation of Airports. He was a member of the DTI's Sustainable Energy Policy Advisory Board from 2002 to 2007, of the Prime Minister's Council of Science and Technology from 2004 to 2007, and of the DTI's Energy Advisory Panel from 1993 to 2003.

Prof. Helm is an Associate of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, and associate editor of the Oxford Review of Economic Policy. His career to date has spanned academia, public policy and business. He founded OXERA (an economics consultancy) in 1982 and has published extensively on economic topics. He is an Honorary Vice-President of the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust.

His latest book, The Economics and Politics of Climate Change, was published in October 2009 (co-ed. C. Hepburn, Oxford University Press).

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