Dieter Helm is Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Oxford and Fellow in Economics at New College, Oxford.

Dieter is the Independent Chair of the Natural Capital Committee.

Dieter’s recent books include: Green & Prosperous Land, published in 2019 by William Collins, Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels (2017), The Carbon Crunch: Revised and Updated (2015) and Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet (2016), all published by Yale University Press.

Dieter’s new book Net Zero, was published in September 2020 by William Collins.

Dieter has provided extensive advice to UK and European governments, including The Cost of Energy Review for the UK government in October 2017 and for the European Commission in preparing the Energy Roadmap 2030. He served both as a special advisor to the European Commissioner for Energy and as Chairman of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on the Roadmap. He also assisted the Polish government in their presidency of the European Union Council.

Dieter is a Director of Aurora Energy Research, a leading energy modelling company, and Chairman of Natural Capital Research, developing natural capital models and assessments for the better use of land.

Dieter is an Honorary Vice President of the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust.

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