Dieter Helm is Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Oxford and Fellow in Economics at New College, Oxford. He was also Independent Chair of the Natural Capital Committee, providing advice to the government on the sustainable use of natural capital, until the end of its second term in November 2020. He has written many books, most recently Net Zero: How We Stop Causing Climate Change (William Collins, September 2020) in which he addresses the action we all need to take to tackle the climate emergency. His other books include: Green & Prosperous Land, published in 2019 by William Collins, Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels (2017), The Carbon Crunch: Revised and Updated (2015) and Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet (2016), all published by Yale University Press.
Dieter has provided extensive advice to UK and European governments, including The Cost of Energy Review for the UK government in October 2017 and for the European Commission in preparing the Energy Roadmap 2030. He served both as a special advisor to the European Commissioner for Energy and as Chairman of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on the Roadmap. He also assisted the Polish government in its presidency of the European Union Council. Dieter is Chairman of Natural Capital Research, developing natural capital models and assessments for the better use of land, and Honorary Vice President of the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust.
Rathbones: The Earth Convention with Lucy Siegle, Dieter Helm, Steve Evans and Miatta Fanbulleh
The third event in The Earth Convention series from 5x15 and Rathbones is all about consumers & manufacturing - our consumption patterns & the supply chains that feed them.
Miatta Fanbulleh is Chief Executive of the New Economics Foundation (NEF) and has