Craig Lucas

Craig is the Director of Science and Innovation for Climate and Energy in the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.  He runs BEIS’ £505m energy innovation programme which funds a wide range of businesses and partner organisations to develop lower carbon, lower cost technologies which will transform the energy system and generate industrial opportunity for the UK.  He is also responsible for management of the department’s climate science programmes and a central team of scientists and engineers providing support to energy and climate policy, development of the policy framework for energy sector innovation, and the co-ordination of civil nuclear R&D activities.  He is deputy Head of Profession for Science and Engineering in BEIS.