Robin Vanner

Robin joined PSI in 2003 and has 12 years of experience as a researcher and consultant in the field of environmental policy. In this time he has developed a wide range of expertise in sustainability and economic assessment. He is currently responsible for developing a research programme in pro-environmental behavioural change from the perspective of paradigms of thinking. His expertise as an environmental economist also includes regulatory cost assessments and sustainability assessments. He has an MSc in Environmental Technology (energy-policy option) from Imperial College in London (ICCET).

Qualifications

  • University of East Anglia - B.Sc. (Hons.) Environmental Science
  • Imperial College London - M.Sc. Environmental Technology

Contact details

Projects


MIN-GUIDE: Minerals Policy Guidance for Europe

A Rapid Evidence Assessment evaluating the impact and implementation of complex environmental policies on complex systems

Scoping study to identify potential circular economy actions, priority sectors, material flows & value chains

Dynamic policy mixes for absolute decoupling of environmental impact of EU resource use from economic growth (DYNAMIX)

Review of evidence on the use of reward and recognition schemes in enhancing recycling and waste prevention behaviours

Expanding the evidence base for the design of policy influencing consumer choice of products and services and environmental impact

Innovation and the costs of EuP policy

Social Research Review to Inform Natural Environment Policy

Real world consumer behaviour relating to the purchase of environmentally preferable goods

Household and Economy Wide Impacts of Changing Environmental Behaviours

SKEP Call 2 - Science to Policy Process

Indicator-based Evaluation of Interlinkages between Different Sustainable Development Objectives (INDI-LINK)

Ex-post estimates of costs to business of EU environmental policies

Developing New Methodologies to Assess the Sustainability Impacts of Trade Policies [SIAMethod]

A Methodology for Measuring Sectoral Sustainable Development (MSECSD) and its application to the UK oil and gas sector

Publications



Scoping study to identify potential circular economy actions, priority sectors, material flows & value chains (report and annexes)


What range of methods is available to evaluate the implementation and impact of complex environmental policies on complex systems?


Expanding the evidence base for the design of policy influencing consumer choice for products and services with environmental impacts: policy briefing


Expanding the evidence base for the design of policy influencing consumer choice for products and services with environmental impacts: final report


Social Research Evidence Review to Inform Natural Environment Policy: Reports and Annex


The Big Society Concept in a Natural Environment Setting


Household and economy wide impacts of changing environmental behaviours


Sectoral Sustainability and Sustainability Assessment Methodologies: A review of methodology in light of collaboration with the UK oil and gas sector


Decommissioning of offshore oil and gas facilities: Decommissioning scenarios - a comparative assessment using flow analysis


Energy Use in Offshore Oil and Gas Production: Trends and Drivers for Efficiency from 1975 to 2025


Management of produced water on offshore oil and gas production facilities: A comparative assessment using flow analysis