Professor Cameron Hepburn has had a career in academia, business and public policy. He is a Professor of environmental economics at Oxford University (funded by George Soros and James Martin), and Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics. He is also a Fellow at New College, Oxford. He has co-founded three successful businesses in the energy, environment and economics, and has invested in several other start-ups. Cameron has served as an advisor to the World Bank, the United Nations, the OECD, a variety of governments (including Australia) and various private sector clients. He is a serving member of the Economics Advisory Group for the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. Cameron has degrees in law and engineering from Melbourne University, a masters and a doctorate in economics from Oxford (as a Rhodes Scholar), and over 30 peer-reviewed publications in economics, public policy, law, engineering, philosophy, and biology, including two background papers for the 2006 climate change by Professor Lord Nicholas Stern. His work has appeared in publications including the Economist, the Financial Times, the AFR and the Age and he has appeared on BBC and ABC outlets.