Jonathan Lonsdale leads the company's work on energy and low carbon technology innovation, finance, and supply chains. He also plays a key role in evaluation services for public sector energy efficiency and renewable energy policies and support programmes. Since joining the company in 2009, Mr. Lonsdale has directed or managed a number of studies for UK government (DECC, BIS, and Defra) and European Commission services (Directorate-Generals Energy, Enterprise and Industry, Climate Action, and Environment). He also advises private sector clients.
Mr. Lonsdale has extensive experience in EU and UK policy and programme development and evaluation, based on more than 12 years of public policy consulting and 5 years in UK government (Department of Trade and Industry). Previously, he led the research and investment analysis activities at Low Carbon Investors Ltd.
Mr. Lonsdale has an M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge and a B.Sc. (First Class) from the University of Bristol. He is a nonexecutive director of several UK renewable energy development companies.