Josh specialises in providing advice to clients with an interest in energy and climate issues, covering both the UK and international energy markets. Josh also covers broader infrastructure policy.
Prior to joining Flint, Josh was Energy Advisor to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. In this role he provided expert policy and strategic advice to both Greg Clark and subsequently Andrea Leadsom on all major energy and climate issues. Josh also worked on other high-profile areas of policy, such as R&D investment and industrial policy. Josh spent two months working as a senior advisor within the COP26 Unit.
Previously Josh held a number of other senior roles at the centre of Government, including spending three years in the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit in No10 Downing Street working on energy and environment issues. He was also Head of the Energy Policy team in HM Treasury.
Flint Partner, Josh Buckland on BBC Newsnight talks about what the Government should do in the face of the £800 price cap increase facing households from October. No easy answers but urgent action is now needed.
This blog was written in partnership with LCP. Key takeaways The Government’s new ‘British Energy Security Strategy’ is positioned as a direct response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, arguing that by expanding homegrown power sources, the UK can reduce its exposure to volatile international fossil fuel markets. At the heart of the strategy is […]
We asked some of Flint’s experts for their take on the wider and longer-term impacts of the Ukraine crisis. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine had an immediate impact on energy prices and security, spurring Western countries to cut or reduce their reliance on Russian gas. This has long-term implications for the energy sector. Nations are scrambling […]
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