UK Department for International Development
Senior Research Fellow
Dr. William Blyth has worked for over 20 years in the analysis of energy security, climate change and sustainable development. He works part-time as a Senior Research Fellow at the UK Department for International Development. He also holds Associate Fellow positions at Chatham House and at Imperial College London, supporting research on sustainable energy issues, and is Director of Oxford Energy Associates, an independent energy research company. He is an expert in energy sector economics & policies specialising in transitions to a low-carbon economy and energy access in developed and developing countries. He has recently worked with a wide range of international organisations, including the World Bank, African Development Bank, International Renewable Energy Agency, OECD, International Energy Agency, the Electric Power Research Institute, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Institute of Sustainable Development, as well as many UK government departments and institutions. He has published widely on a range of topics related to climate and energy security, and is the author of over 20 peer reviewed papers and books. He previously worked at the International Energy Agency, European Environment Agency in Copenhagen and AEA Technology Environment.