Daniel Quiggin

Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources Programme


Daniel has expertise in the modelling, analysis and forecasting of national and global energy systems, having modelled various UK government energy scenarios and published a UK 2030 energy scenario, commissioned by Greenpeace UK.

As a senior policy advisor at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Daniel led the post-Brexit policy implications for the energy sectors trade of goods and services, and helped shape effective strategies for the energy and climate package of the UK-EU FTA negotiations.

As an analyst at Investec Asset Management, within a commodities and resources investment team, he authored a global renewable energy infrastructure investment white paper.

He holds two Master of Science degrees, in Particle Physics and Climate Science, and a PhD in energy system modelling.

Past experience

2018-20 Senior policy advisor: UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
2017-18 Research fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources programme, Chatham House
2015-16 Investec Asset Management
2014-15 Research Associate, Loughborough University
2011 - Director, Demand Energy Equality
2010-13 PhD Researcher in National Energy Scenario Modelling

MRes Earth System Science


Particle Physics Researcher, University of Birmingham and ATLAS, CERN

2003-07 MSci Particle Physics and Cosmology, University of Birmingham