Paul Sammon

Engagement Manager

Paul is an expert in the areas of climate and energy policy, with a particular focus on carbon market design.

He has led analyses across Vivid’s Climate Strategy practice area including key projects on energy transitions and the competitive impacts of carbon pricing policies. He is a trusted adviser to private clients including industry representative groups and major energy companies, helping them to understand the implications of carbon pricing regulations. He has also worked closely with many high-profile public clients, including emerging market governments. the European Commission and the World Bank, drawing upon his expertise in energy transitions and comparative policy analysis to develop long-term solutions to emissions abatement.

His work on high-profile carbon pricing reports internationally includes the World Bank’s technical paper on carbon leakage, its ETS handbook and its forthcoming report on principles for integrating energy and climate policies. In addition to his experience with Vivid, Paul has previously worked as a senior level political and policy adviser focussing on the areas of energy and business.

He joined Vivid Economics in October 2013 and holds an MSc Economic History (with distinction) from the LSE and a BA Economics with first class honours from Trinity College Dublin.

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