David Baldock

David Baldock
Executive Director
Institute for European Environmental Policy

David Baldock is the Executive Director of IEEP. He studied Economics and Philosophy at Cambridge and has had a career in independent policy institutes, initially on energy and food/agriculture projects at ERR. He joined the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) in 1984 and has been Director since 1998, establishing the Brussels office two years later. He has been responsible for a wide range of studies on European environmental, agricultural, climate and related policies and is an experienced observer of EU affairs. As well as independent work he has led a large number of policy research studies for the European Commission, European Parliament, OECD, national governments, foundations and NGOs. Several of these have involved case studies in all EU countries. He has been published widely and regularly gives evidence to parliamentary committees and government agencies. He led the Institute’s work on the integration of agricultural and environmental policy within the CAP and the wider agenda on integrating environmental objectives into sectoral policy. He has been active in Central and Eastern Europe as well as the older EU Member States. Recent work includes a range of papers and contributions to the EU Budget debate, the planning of the Seventh Environmental Action Programme, the Resource Efficiency Roadmap and the role of bioenergy in European supply chains. He is a member of the European Commission’s High Level Group on regulation and the future of the car industry (CARS 21).

This speaker will participate in the following session(s):

Panel Discussion: Enhancement of Policies and Markets

How to tackle the competing uses of biomass and the technological changes?