Rob Macquarie

Policy Analyst and Research Adviser to Professor Stern

Rob Macquarie

Rob joined the Grantham Research Institute in July 2021. He is a member of the policy team and provides research support to Professor Stern.


Prior to joining the Institute, Rob was an Analyst at Climate Policy Initiative, where he led research tracking global climate finance flows and contributed data to the IPCC and the UNFCCC’s Biennial Assessment. He also developed tools to assess the alignment of institutions’ targets, policies and investments with net-zero goals, both worldwide and in the UK.

Rob previously worked as an Economist at the research and campaigning organisation Positive Money, focusing on green central banking and options to reform the UK’s monetary and financial policy framework. He holds an MSc in Comparative Political Economy from LSE and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.

Research interests

  • Mobilising finance for sustainable goals
  • Promoting a just transition in climate and ecological action
  • Behaviour change and wellbeing
  • Societal dialogue and participation to construct sustainable pathways