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Erwin Jackson

Managing Director, Policy

Erwin is one of Australia’s leading climate policy analysts and advocates with more than 35 years’ experience. He oversees the policy and advocacy priorities for IGCC and is a regular commentor in the national media on climate policy and risk.

At IGCC, Erwin is responsible for developing and implementing the organisations three-year national policy priorities. This includes working with governments and stakeholders to build investable national climate, physical risk and climate-related risk policies. He regularly meets with policy makers and government officials to discuss climate policy and financial risk.

Throughout his career Erwin has advised government and business on effective climate policy in nationally, and internationally. He sat on research advisory committees and undertaken strategy development in low-emissions technology for the University of Melbourne, ANU, CSIRO and the University of Queensland.

Erwin was Deputy CEO of The Climate Institute for nearly 10 years, where he was seconded to the Climate Change Authority as an expert in international climate change diplomacy. Other roles include being a senior policy advisor to the Australian Conservation Foundation and Environment Victoria. Erwin is a director of Climate Analytics Australia, member of ANU’s Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions External Advisory Committee and an expert on a number of Government advisory panels.

Energy Markets and An Expansion of the Capacity Investment Scheme

22 November 2023

The Australian Government recently announced an expansion of the Capacity Investment Scheme, which is intended to underwrite new renewable energy generation and storage. The expansion brings the total size to an offer of 32GW capacity.

Statement on Pacific Islands Forum Commitment on Coal, Oil & Gas Phase-Out

13 November 2023

We welcome the joint commitment from Pacific Island leaders, including Australia, to phase out fossil fuels from their countries' energy systems, in alignment with 1.5° pathways.

Investable Sector Climate Plans Are Crucial to Clean Energy Competitiveness

2 November 2023

Right now the Australian government is developing climate plans for the economy's most important sectors. This new paper discusses how to make those plans investable.

Decarbonisation Investment Solutions for Sectors

Report | Dr Ian Woods & Dr Rory Sullivan | 3rd November 2023

A discussion paper on Sector Transition Plans and their importance to investors