Mr. Dustin Benton

Mr. Dustin Benton

Dustin joined Green Alliance in 2011, to lead its work in the Low Carbon Energy and then Resource Stewardship themes. In these roles, he designed policy for energy efficiency and renewables, the UK’s electricity market, and CCS, and was an expert commentator on resource risk, critical materials, plastic pollution, circular electronics and the Alliance for Circular Economy Solutions.

In October 2016, he became policy director, with responsibility for leading the delivery of Green Alliance's policy programmes, for maximising the impact of its work on expert opinion across its work on energy, resources, and the natural environment. Before joining Green Alliance, Dustin worked for the Campaign to Protect Rural England where he led work on the relationship between landscape protection, climate change, and new energy infrastructure.

He holds an MA in Political Thought and Theory from the University of Birmingham and an MA in International Relations and French from the University of St Andrews.

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