Andy Jordan is Professor of Environmental Policy at the Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia and is primarily working on Themes 2 and 4.


Andy studies the politics that emerge when attempts are made to govern climate change. He has studied many different aspects of governing including the use of new policy instruments, policy coordination across sectors, policy innovation and policy dismantling. In the past, he has taken on leadership roles in many large national and EU-funded projects, and produced work for a number of knowledge users including the OECD, the UK Cabinet Office, the UK environment ministry (DEFRA), UK Foresight, the European Commission, the Dutch Environment Ministry, WWF and the RSPB.  In 2015-16 he served as a specialist advisor to the UK Parliamentary environmental audit committee for its inquiry on the EU referendum.  He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency (2016-2020) and DEFRA’s Science Advisory Council: Social Science Expert Group (2018- ).  He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) and has been identified as a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher, one of only 180 social scientists in the world.


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