Paul Jefferiss is Head of Policy at BP, where he manages the development of company positions on energy, climate change and environment. He is also a Non-Executive Director of the Carbon Trust and Council Member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Previously, he has held positions as a UK biofuels regulator, Chief Executive of the Green Alliance, and lecturer on environmental management for UNEP at Tufts University.

He has written and spoken widely on energy, climate and the environment, with over a hundred publications and presentations. He has given testimony to over twenty UK Parliamentary Select Committees, and served on over fifty government, academic and private sector governance and advisory boards in the US, UK and EU.

He holds degrees from Cambridge, Harvard and Tufts. In 2003 he received the Queen’s Pioneer to the Life of the Nation Award, and is listed in Who’s Who.