Dr Daniel Quiggin

Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Society Centre

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Dr Daniel Quiggin is a senior research fellow with the Environment and Society Centre at Chatham House. He specializes in the analysis of how national and global energy systems will evolve out to 2050. His current research and policy engagement focuses on negative emissions under net zero policies, climate risks and impacts, the role of demand reduction within the energy transition, and the trade of lithium-ion battery raw materials.

Previously he worked as a senior policy adviser at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, on the post-Brexit policy implications for the energy sector’s trade of goods and services. At Investec Asset Management, he helped develop a global renewable energy investment strategy, and modelled the investment potential of various renewable sectors across all major economies.

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