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Martin Young

Senior Leadership TeamLondon Secretariat

Senior Director, Scenarios and Business Insights

Martin Young

Prior to the appointment as Senior Director, Business Insights and Scenarios, Martin Young served as Director of Policy and Risk, leading the work with the Council’s community on the Energy Trilemma and Dynamic Risk. He is leading the evolution of the Trilemma methodology from a global metric to a broader regional, national and sub-national framework to help identify and share best practice, and enable a richer policy dialogue.

Martin joined the Council in August 2017 after spending 5 years at the International Energy Agency where he led the Emergency Policy Division working on the IEA’s core energy security mandate and reviewing emergency response policies in various countries. He previously worked for the UK government in various departments, focusing on energy after becoming responsible for the UK’s oil and gas statistics in 2002.


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