Director, Centre for Climate and Energy Policy, Australian National University

Frank Jotzo is Professor at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy, where he directs the Centre for Climate and Energy Policy. As an environmental economist, his research focuses on policy relevant aspects of climate change, energy, and broader issues of environment, development and economic reform.
Frank Jotzo is joint editor-in-chief of the journal Climate Policy and was a Lead Author of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 5th Assessment Report. He has been involved in a number of policy research and advisory exercises, including as senior advisor to Australia’s Garnaut Climate Change Review, advisor to Indonesia‘s Minister of Finance, and to the World Bank. He leads a collaborative research program on market mechanisms for China’s climate and energy policy, supported by the Australian government. He is a member of the Australian Capital Territory’s Climate Change Council and has formally and informally advised other State governments.


  • 2006–present
    Academic, ANU
  • 2001–2005
    PhD scholar, ANU
  • 1998–2002
    Research economist, ABARE


    Australian National University, PhD
    Australian National University, MPhil
    HU Berlin, Diploma (equiv honours)