I’m a civil servant in the policy profession with a keen interest and background in energy. I was awarded the BP scholarship and have an MA Energy (1:1) and BA Politics (2:1).

  • Policy Advisor (October 2016 – Present)
    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
    Working on energy codes (gas and electricity), and the government’s wholesale electricity market policy.
  • Assistant Policy Manager (June 2015 – October 2016, 1 year 5 months)
    Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem)
    I developed new policy on often technical areas, scrutinised new regulations, and used my project management skills to help deliver the administration of a renewable support scheme (the Non-Domestic RHI). I also wrote technical guidance, communicated with scheme participants and industry where special advice was needed, and helped plan/deliver communications.
  • Editor-in-Chief (November 2014 – July 2015, 9 months)
    Energy Politics in Eurasia Journal (ENERPO)
    We built a website, rebranded, changed the publishing structure, and continued to release high quality research and analysis on the energy landscape. I was voted into this position due to my background in editing and various soft skills.
  • Researcher (Summer 2014)
    Evans Woolfe Media Limited (EWM)
    Wrote reports, worked on locations for filming, found hard-to-find interviewees and convinced them to take part in the media project I was working on. Outside of this job, I was exposed to media production through a number of different work placements, including the BBC newsroom.
  • Section Editor (December 2012 – July 2014, 1 year 4 months)
    Queen’s Political Review (QPR)
    An academic political journal, I curated the ‘Europe & International’ section and acted in the journal executive. Was part of the ‘founding’ group.
  • Course Representative (November 2011 – September 2013, 1 year 11 months)
    Queen’s University Belfast (QUB)
    Elected to represent students from my faculty at the Staff Student Consultative Committee. I joined the Careers, Employability, and Skills project committee.
  • Intern (Summer 2010)
    Westminster City Council
    Organised events, provided member services such as research documents/data, and made phone calls on behalf of the council. Won employee of the month for the 18th floor, and personally ran the council’s daily news bulletin for around 3,400 staff.


  • Queen’s University Belfast – BA Politics – High 2:1/3.7 GPA equivalent
  • European University at St. Petersburg – MA Energy – 1:1/4.0 GPA equivalent
  • European Computer Driving License – Advanced
  • Energy industry and public policy/regulation specific training from Ofgem/DECC/BEIS.


  • BP scholarship
  • TfL
  • DoE
  • Best society


  • Organised a guest lecture from a moderate candidate for the Iranian presidential election
  • Organised a panel discussion at Stormont Parliament buildings for Northern Irish politicians
  • Helped organise an EU-Russia dialogue in St. Petersburg
  • Managed the logistics of a Sotheby’s educational institute masters programme for postgraduate students of art.