is an Energy Analyst with the International Energy Agency (IEA), where she leads the work of the Energy Efficiency Division related to transport. Her work includes qualitative and quantitative research, capacity building and policy advice for emerging economies. Key themes covered include fuel economy standards and electric vehicle infrastructure including battery swapping. Prior to joining the IEA Alison was a principal consultant at Aether – an environmental consultancy. Her work included looking at the multiple benefits of energy efficiency and the consideration of electric vehicles from a life cycle perspective. Prior experience covers consultancy, academia and policy sectors, including at Ricardo and the UK’s Sustainable Development Commission. Alison has a PhD in Transport from the University of Aberdeen, with her research examining the role of social influence on the take up of new vehicle technologies.