Matthew Billson

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Matthew works at the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).  He is Deputy Director and Head of Strategy for BEIS £505m Energy Innovation Programme, responsible for innovation programmes on nuclear, smart energy and buildings in particular.  He also works with colleagues across UK ministries to steer the Government’s wider £3bn investment in energy innovation.

He has spent 15 years in the UK civil service focussed on clean technologies and R&D – including carbon capture & storage (CCS), and low carbon vehicles.  He was Private Secretary to two Secretaries of State, and most recently undertook a 2½ year secondment to Sheffield University to establish their new energy research institute.