Department / group: School of Geosciences, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
Google Scholar URL: Not available

Research interests:

Business Innovation, Climate Policy, Energy Markets, Research to Policy

See also:

http://edinburghcentre.org/

http://www.climatexchange.org.uk/

http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2009/06/18103720/0

http://www.e3international.com/

http://www.greenergy.com/

Career history:

Present: -Executive Director of ECCI, the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation.

-Co-Director of the Centre of Expertise on Climate Change

-acting Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Centre for Carbon Innovation Ltd

Previously, I have worked in the private sector in the emerging international carbon and energy markets, working with companies and organisations from a variety of sectors to develop both strategic and practical management responses to climate and clean energy imperatives. I managed and traded carbon instruments (credits / allowances) in a variety of emissions trading schemes, including the UK ETS; EU ETS; and Kyoto.

PhD, University of Edinburgh, examining the stability of the Antarctic ice sheet to climate change

Active research projects:

Worthy Cause Payment – Climate Conservations project

Kerr, A.

1/11/15 – 30/04/16

UK central government bodies/local authorities, health and hospital authorities

Review of International Approaches to Domestic Energy Efficiency

Kerr, A.

1/04/15 – 30/09/15

UK central government bodies/local authorities, health and hospital authorities

Interspace Edinburgh – a new platform for co-operation and collaboration between incubator services and business support providers

Kerr, A.

21/11/13 – 30/06/15

UK central government bodies/local authorities, health and hospital authorities

Smart City and Sustainable Island Accelerator (SCSIA)

Kerr, A.

1/09/13 – 31/03/15

UK central government bodies/local authorities, health and hospital authorities

The Scottish Government Adaptation Scotland Programme – Dr Joseph Hagg

Kerr, A.

1/05/13 – 31/03/18

UK-based charities

2020 Climate Group 2013/14

Kerr, A.

1/04/13 – 31/03/15

UK central government bodies/local authorities, health and hospital authorities

Worthy Cause Payment

Kerr, A.

1/04/13 – 31/03/16

UK central government bodies/local authorities, health and hospital authorities

Adaptation and Resilience in Energy Systems (ARIES)

Harrison, G., Essery, R., Chick, J., Venugopal, V. & Kerr, A.

1/11/11 – 31/10/15

EPSRC

CENTRE OF EXPERTISE CLIMATE CHANGE DIRECTORATE

Kerr, A.

1/04/11 – 31/03/16

UK central government bodies/local authorities, health and hospital authorities

Centre of Expertise Climate Change – Adaptation Module

Kerr, A.

1/04/11 – 31/03/16

UK central government bodies/local authorities, health and hospital authorities

Recent publications:

Hastie, A.R., Fitton, J.G., Kerr, A.C., McDonald, I., Schwindrofska, A. and Hoernle, K., 2016. The composition of mantle plumes and the deep Earth. Earth and Planetary Scienc

Sugden, D.E., Fogwill, C.J., Hein, A.S., Stuart, F.M., Kerr, A.R. and Kubik, P.W., 2014. Emergence of the Shackleton Range from beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet due to glacial erosion. Geomorphology, 208, pp.190-199.

Kerr, A., Shackley, S., Milne, R. and Allen, S., 2000. Climate change: Scottish implications scoping study. Scottish Executive Central Research Unit.