Pete is the Executive Director for EU Policy at the European Climate Foundation (ECF), overseeing the ECF’s programmes for sectors including transport, buildings, energy systems and industrial decarbonisation. As such, his main focus is on the policy reforms that will be needed to ensure Europe makes a fair and prosperous transition to an economy that is smart, efficient and mainly powered by renewables.
This follows 7 years leading the ECF’s work towards achieving a clean mobility system. Prior to joining the ECF, Pete was the EU Energy & Environment Correspondent for the international news agency Reuters, responsible for covering all aspects of European energy policy and geopolitics. This followed on from a decade at Reuters and other international news organisations, covering equity, debt and commodity markets. He also serves on a number of corporate advisory boards on sustainability and has published several books and papers on ecology.