Ian Skinner

IEEP Associate

Specialist Subjects:

European and national transport policy and the environment, greening transport taxation


Ian is an experienced researcher and consultant on the environmental aspects of European and national transport policy, who became an IEEP Associate in 2010. He worked at IEEP from 1998 to early 2007, before joining consultancy AEA as a Principal Consultant, where he worked for nearly three years. Since late 2009, Ian has been an independent working for his own company, TEPR. He has worked on many different aspects of transport and environmental policy, including projects for the European Commission, national government and NGOs, many of which were on transport’s CO2 emissions, including the 2008-2010 project EU Transport GHG: Routes to 2050? Other work has looked at greening transport taxation, travel behaviour and the links between the social and environmental impacts of transport. Prior to joining IEEP, Ian completed his PhD in regional sustainable transport policy at University College London, and has also worked at the University of Kent on the external costs of the UK transport system. He also gives lectures and seminars, including most recently at UCL and Oxford University.

IEEP Publications & Articles by Ian SkinnerDate
  • Alternative means of reducing CO2 emissions from UK road transport

    Up to 2020 greater use of renewable electricity is the leading alternative to biofuels to reduce the carbon intensity of car and rail transport fuels. To realise this potential requires a mix of responses, including: increasing the decarbonisation of existing transport fuels; improving the energy efficiency of vehicles; and changing the way vehicles are used.

    18 Mar 2013
  • Cohesion Policy and Sustainable Development. Role of non-Cohesion Policy Instruments, Supporting Paper 3

    This is the report on the role of non-Cohesion Policy Instruments as part of the project Cohesion Policy and Sustainable Development on how to improve the integration of the environment into the Cohesion Policy period 2014-2020 as part of a study commissioned by DG Regio.

    01 May 2012
  • Assessment of the 6th Environment Action Programme

    This report presents the results of an independent evaluation of the 6th Environment Action Programme (6EAP). The overall objective of this evaluation was to provide an in-depth assessment of the achievements of the 6EAP since its adoption in 2002 to the end of 2010.

    26 Mar 2011