Jacob Wellman

Senior Economist

Jacob is an expert in economic development and low carbon growth.


Jacob’s experience in policy making institutions in both the USA and the UK provide a grounded approach to pressing questions of sustainable development. He has advised clients on a range of economic development issues including designing and operating special economic zones, developing sector green growth strategies and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals through both private sector action and government policies. His regional experience includes projects throughout the UK, South East Asia, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Jacob holds an MRes in Environment, Energy and Resilience (with distinction) from the University of Bristol, an MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics, where he studied on a Marshall Scholarship, and a BA (summa cum laude) in Economics from the University of New Mexico.


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