Biography

Edward Robinson

Director

Edward has over a decade of experience working in public policy and EU politics.

He has worked for the UK think tank Green Alliance, for Accenture Strategy and for the European Climate Foundation. He was part of the team that launched the UN Global Compact’s ground-breaking 2013 and 2016 studies on corporate attitudes to sustainability and of that which established the Europe Beyond Coal campaign in 2017. And he was a member of the Liberal Democrat working group on climate which secured the party’s recent commitment to Net-Zero emissions by 2045. 

Edward’s writing on European politics has been published in the Financial Times, The Guardian, OpenDemocracy and The New Internationalist, among others. He was a parliamentary candidate at the 2015 UK general election and is currently writing a book on British politics to published by I.B. Tauris / Bloomsbury in 2020/21. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Recent articles from Edward Robinson​
The von der Leyen Commission designate. What message on climate and environment?
Culmer Raphael

The von der Leyen Commission designate. What message on climate and environment?

The incoming European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced her new Commission and assigned portfolios to each of…
Four things the EU should do to strengthen climate action before this mandate ends
EurActiv

Four things the EU should do to strengthen climate action before this mandate ends

EU institutions still have time for a series of concrete actions to strengthen climate policy before their mandate ends and…
How are we doing on a Green New Deal?
Open Democracy

How are we doing on a Green New Deal?

As the IPCC publishes its new report on global warming of 1.5 degrees, Edward Robinson takes a political and economic…