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18:00 - 19:30 1 April 2014

UCL ISR / UCL Energy Joint Public Lecture: Dr Christof Ruhl, BP plc


Kennedy Lecture Theatre | Wellcome Trust Building, Institute of Child Health (link Map)
30 Guilford Street | London | WC1N 1EH | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Dr Christof Rühl, Group Chief Economist & Vice President of BP plc, Christof has a distinguished track record in both academia and economic policy making. Prior to joining BP, he was at the World Bank (1998-2005) where he served as the Bank’s Chief Economist in Russia and in Brazil. Before that, Christof worked in the Office of the Chief Economist at the EBRD in London. Previously, he was an academic economist, first in Germany and from 1991 as Professor of Economics at the University of California in Los Angeles. In addition, Christof held Visiting Professorships at academic institutions worldwide, amongst them the University of Chicago. His areas of specialisation are macroeconomics and energy economics; he has published widely in these fields.

We are pleased to announce that Dr Christof Ruhl, Group Chief Economist and Vice President of BP plc will be speaking at the first joint public lecture with our partner institute UCL-Energy for 2014. Dr Ruhl manages BP's global Economics Team, which produces the annual Statistical Review of World Energy & Global Energy Outlook. In this lecture he will outline the major features of the BP Energy Outlook 2035, and the role of carbon pricing in seeking to encourage a transition to a low-carbon energy system.

We expect this event to be extremely popular, and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. If you are no longer able to attend please email sustainable-resources@ucl.ac.uk as soon as possible. Admission is by ticket only, please remember to bring your Eventbrite ticket with you.

The presentation will promptly start at 6pm and will be followed by a short drinks reception.


Kennedy Lecture Theatre
+44 (0)20 3108 5935 | sustainable-resources@ucl.ac.uk


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