Senior Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency, Renewable Energy Division
Adam Brown brings expert knowledge of sustainable energy acquired through more than 30 years of experience with planning, developing and managing government programs, and in consultancy assignments for public and private sector clients. After managing the UK Renewable Energy Program from 1993 to 1999, he became involved in establishing a private sector consultancy business, acting as project director of assignments with clients in the UK and overseas.
In his current role at the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris, Brown was one of the primary authors of: a major review of renewable energy policy (Deploying Renewables 2011: Best and Future Policy Practice); the IEA’s Technology Roadmap “Biofuels for Transport” (2011); the Roadmap “Bioenergy for Heat and Power” (2012); and a recently published paper on renewable heat, “Heating Without Global Warming.” He continues to work on renewables technology and policy issues, with current projects involving renewables policy effectiveness indicators, policy best practice, market and policy design, and an in-depth review of the prospects for bioenergy. Brown holds a Doctorate of Chemical Physics from Cambridge University, UK.