Professor Andy Jordan 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.


Prior to Brexit, he was a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency (2016-2020).  Currently, he is a member of DEFRA’s Science Advisory Council -Social Science Expert Group (2018- ) and British Triathlon’s Sustainability Commission (2021).  He is a Fellow of the British Academy (2022) and the Academy of Social Sciences (2008) and has been recognised as a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher.


For more information, including Andy’s research outputs, view his University of East Anglia profile.