Dan Forster has over ten year's experience of policy evaluation and environmental economic appraisal, with a particular focus on the energy and environmental sectors. His expertise includes external costs assessment, life cycle analysis, policy appraisal, cost-benefit analysis, and evaluation. He has applied these techniques to air quality, climate change, water, waste and other environmental issues, and he has practical policy experience in the energy, transport, water, waste and agricultural sectors.
Dan has led major studies for the UK Government and private sector covering the wider consideration of environmental, social and economic effects. He has particular expertise in climate change mitigation polices. This includes research to determine the optimal level of abatement (e.g. analysis of the social cost of carbon, and research on marginal abatement cost curves), but also applied consultancy to develop and implement guidelines for GHG policy appraisal.