Research Fellow and Head of the climate policy programme
Milan Elkerbout is a Research Fellow and Head of the climate policy programme at CEPS. He has been working in the climate and energy unit of CEPS since late 2014. In 2019 and 2020, Milan was a Mistra visiting fellow at the IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute in Stockholm, as part of the ongoing Mistra Carbon Exit research programme. Milan’s research focuses on EU climate policy, in particular the EU emissions trading system (ETS) and industrial decarbonisation policies. He has written extensively for CEPS and externally on the policy mix to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the steel sector and other energy-intensive industries. He also focuses on the role of negative emissions and carbon capture and storage (CCS) in EU climate policy. Other topics of interest include state aid control, industrial policy, and trade-climate policy interactions. Milan’s academic background is in European political economy (MSc, LSE) and European Studies (BA, Maastricht, and SciencesPo Paris).