Jane Burston

Head of Energy & Environment at the National Physical Laboratory

Jane leads the Climate, Environment and Energy work at the National Physical Laboratory. Her team of 150 scientists and engineers deliver £18m pa research and commercial work on emissions measurement, air pollution, climate monitoring and energy technologies. Jane is also acting Head of Science for Climate and Energy at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. In this role she is responsible for the UK emissions inventory, UK climate science programmes and the BEIS Energy Entrepreneurs Fund. Jane is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Energy. She has received a number of recognitions for her work, including being named one of the ‘40 under 40 European Young Leaders’ by Friends of Europe and one of the ‘Top Twenty Outstanding Young People of the Year’ globally by the International Chamber of Commerce.