Keith Allott


Keith is the Executive Director for the Energy, Germany and France teams at the ECF. He is part of the wider ECF leadership team, and has a particular responsibility for supporting ECF’s work to accelerate the transition away from fossil fuels in power generation and heating.

Keith joined the ECF in 2013 to manage our UK initiative, and more recently has led our work to support a rapid and just transition to a clean, renewables-based power sector. Before joining ECF, Keith led the climate change team at WWF-UK. He worked for the UK’s Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution and contributed to its influential 2000 report on Energy and the Environment, and has also worked as a journalist covering science and environmental issues.

Keith holds a science degree from Cambridge University and a PhD in chemistry from Manchester University. He lives in London with his family, and enjoys climbing, walking and being close to nature.