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Zachary Leather

Consultant

Zachary Leather

Zachary joined eftec in September 2022, after working as an Economic Advisor in the civil service for several years. At eftec Zachary works with the Chemicals Policy team, focusing particularly on socioeconomic impact assessments, green finance for chemicals, and the valuation of environmental chemical impacts.


Prior to joining eftec Zachary worked as an economic advisor in the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on a variety of environmental and climate policies and projects, including the UK's Net Zero Strategy, the sixth carbon budget (which limits UK carbon emissions in the 2030s), and a variety of energy efficiency and green finance policies.


Zachary holds an MSc in Economics from SOAS, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford. He's also familiar with a variety of programming languages for economic and data analysis, including Excel, Python and R.

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