Michael Pollitt – University of Cambridge

Professor of Business Economics, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Michael Pollitt is Professor of Business Economics at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He is an Assistant Director of the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) and a joint academic director of the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE). Michael is also a Fellow in Economics and Management at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

He was the external economic advisor to Ofgem from 2007 to 2011 and the Vice President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) for 2020-23. 

He has published 13 books and over 100 refereed journal articles on efficiency analysis, energy policy and business ethics. Michael has co-authored/edited three books on business ethics and since 2000 has been the convenor of the Association of Christian Economists UK, working closely with theologians. 

Michael has extensive experience of interdisciplinary engagement. He chaired the In Search of Good Energy Policy project at the University of Cambridge, which brought together academics from 12 departments – including law, philosophy and theology - and resulted in an edited volume (of the same name) from CUP.



Lecture Theatre Big Zero Lectures

Can Religion Be The Secret Weapon In The Fight To Cut Emissions?

A fascinating session from professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School who has done a study into the power of religious messaging and whether we could use this globally to speed up the net zero transition.