Owen White, Technical Director

Email: o.white@cep.co.uk

Owen is a Technical Director at CEP, with more than ten years' experience relating to environmental strategy and policy development and assessment, policy and project evaluation, foresight and trend analysis, climate change adaptation, and spatial planning.

Owen has a particular interested in the use of evidence in environmental policy making, including institutional settings and the use of foresight and forward-looking information. He has lead or contributed to several policy evaluations, and drawing on his environmental economics background, provided socio-economic expert input to regulatory impact assessments of UK and EU legislation. He has also worked on a number of projects relating Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Sustainability Appraisal of both spatial and sector specific plans and strategies. He is an experienced project manager, leading project teams working on large and small-scale projects for diverse clients such as the European Commission, European Environment Agency, UK Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment.

Owen is also a facilitator and trainer, having contributed to the design and delivery of several professional training courses at Imperial College London and elsewhere on climate change adaptation and SEA practice, for example. When not swimming or out walking his dog, Owen leads on European issues for CEP and heads-up our Bristol office.