Andy Gouldson

Deputy Director, University of Leeds

Andy Gouldson

Andy is a Deputy Director of CCCEP.  He joined the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds in 2006, where he was Director of the Sustainability Research Institute from 2006 to 2009 and a Director of CCCEP from 2008 to 2014.


Andy is currently Professor of Environmental Policy and Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Leeds with responsibility for inter-disciplinary research. He has also held academic positions at the Universities of Hull and Bristol and the LSE.  He has a first degree in economics, a masters degree in environmental policy and a PhD in environmental regulation.

Research interests

  • Climate change;
  • Low-carbon development;
  • Cities and climate change;
  • Environmental policy and regulation;
  • Environmental governance;
  • Economic development and the environment;
  • Corporate responsibility and environmental management.

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