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Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy and Head of Energy, Institute for Climate Energy and Disaster Solutions, 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 and energy, in the context of development and economic reform.
Frank Jotzo is joint editor-in-chief of the journal Climate Policy and a Lead Author of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 5th and 6th Assessment Reports. He has been involved in a number of policy research and advisory exercises, including to providing advice to Australian federal and State/Territory governments in formal and informal roles, providing analysis to government agencies in other countries, as senior advisor to Australia’s Garnaut Climate Change Review, and initiator and lead of different research initiatives. He frequently comments in the media and tweets @frankjotzo.


  • 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)