Deputy Head of Science, Department of Energy and Climate Change, UK (2014-16)
Jane Dennett-Thorpe


Jane Dennett-Thorpe was Deputy Head of Science at the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) from 2014 to 2016. She has 13 years’ experience in policy and strategy roles, primarily on the low carbon agenda, for both DECC and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. She also advised the UN Development Programme on energy matters. She has worked in international environment and development organizations in the Netherlands, and has been involved in and set up a number of initiatives to empower individuals and communities through innovations including internet radio and community renewables.