Raphael Heffron

Network Contributor, UKERC Associate, Whole Systems Networking Fund

Raphael Heffron is Professor for Global Energy Law & Sustainability at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee. His work is international and combines a mix of energy law, policy and economics. He has published over 100 publications of different types. Professor Heffron’s research all has a principle focus on achieving a just transition to a low-carbon economy. His research has been cited over 600 times in the last four years. Raphael was elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Young Academy of Scotland in 2018.

Raphael’s research has involved funding from UK national research councils (the ESRC, and the EPSRC), the EU (in a Horizon 2020 project) and currently through the European Commission Jean Monnet Professorship 2016-2019. His teaching has been recognised in the UK by becoming a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy in 2018. In addition, Raphael is also a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts.