National Centre for Energy Systems Integration

Staff Profile

Prof Gordon MacKerron
Gordon MacKerron

Gordon is Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Science Policy and Research Unit (SPRU). He specialises in the economics and policy issues of electricity, especially nuclear power, and more broadly in energy security questions. He currently chairs the Research Committee of UKERC and was deputy director of the Strategy Unit, Cabinet office team that wrote the 'Energy Review' in 2003.

He is currently overall PI in the Horizon 2020 project TRANSrisk, a collaboration of 11 partner institutes engaged in assessing the risks attaching to different policy pathways consistent with achievement of European 2050 climate change commitments.

Gordon works on a number of CESI Work Packages, and is lead for Work Package 1:

  • WP1       Commercial, Regulatory & Policy Aspects
  • WP6       Multi-scale Architectures, Planning & Operation
  • WP7       Impact, Engagement & Management