Paul Watkiss

Paul Watkiss

  • SEI Affiliated Researcher
  • Stockholm Environment Institute



Paul Watkiss is an SEI Affiliated Researcher. He is the former director of the Policy Group of AEA Technology Environment and has over fifteen years experience of managing multi-disciplinary research and consultancy projects in environmental and climate change policy.

Paul has extensive expertise in environmental economics and sustainability, with leading knowledge in external costs analysis, policy appraisal, cost-benefit analysis, and evaluation.

His recent expertise and research interests focus on the full costs of climate change and adaptation, and how this can inform policy. His research expertise also covers the co-benefits of air quality, and he has practical policy experience in the energy, transport, water, waste and agricultural sectors.

Paul has led numerous major studies for the European Commission, UK government and local authorities. He has written over 100 publications, reports and conference papers.