Centre for Energy PolicyProfessor Lesley Sloss FRSC FIEnvSci CEnv

Lesley worked for the International Centre for Sustainable Carbon, a Technical Collaboration Programme under the auspices of the International Energy Agency, for over 34 years, producing reports and guidance materials to promote clean energy, especially in emerging economies. She has just completed a four-year, $2million US State Department project to accelerate emission reduction in the energy sectors in India and Indonesia.

Lesley currently leads the United Nations Environment Programme Coal Partnership, providing expert advice to the negotiations on the Minamata Convention on Mercury. She is also an expert member of several UN expert committees such as the UNECE Committee on Sustainable Development and the Coalbed Methane Working Group. She has established and chaired several long-running conferences including CEM- the Conference on Emissions monitoring (established in 1997) and MEC – Mercury and multipollutant Emissions from Coal (which ran its 15th event in Jakarta in 2023).

Lesley is a Visiting Professor with the CEP at Strathclyde and also an Adjunct Professor at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.