Tom Howes

Tom Howes is an official of the energy department of the European Commission. Having worked on renewable energy policy, financing and market integration issues for some years, he is now deputy head of the economic analysis and financial instruments unit. This unit works on developing financial instruments necessary to attract investment into the energy sector to help achieve Europe's energy policy goals  as well as providing economic modelling and energy market and financial data for energy policy development (including the 2030 package, prices & costs report, energy security study).

He is an economist and has previously worked for the Australian and British governments and the IEA.