Per Klevnäs has worked internationally on energy and climate topics since the early 2000s in roles at McKinsey & Company, Copenhagen Economics, SEI, and the New Climate Economy project. An economist by training, his research interests have focussed on economic and scenario analysis, market design and regulatory economics, policy design and cost-benefit analysis, and a range of aspects of climate change mitigation. Much of his work has been in consulting, advising companies internationally on the strategy implications of an energy and sustainability transition, across energy, industry, and institutional investors and other financial actors.
Per has been and advisor to the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, where he served as research director for the New Climate Economy Project and a lead author of the Commission’s report. He recently has advised the Energy Transitions Commission on the future of fossil fuels in an energy transition. He also was an economic advisor to the Swedish Committee on Environmental Objectives, and serves as an expert advisor to public enquiries into energy topics. Other recent publications include on electricity market design.
Per is Partner of Material Economics, a Stockholm-based strategy consultancy focussed on sustainability topics. He holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge, and an MA in History, also from the University of Cambridge.