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Dr Tomas Maltby is a Lecturer in International Politics, and the Education Director for the Department of Political Economy. He works primarily on issues related to EU politics and energy policy.

Tomas completed his BA in International Relations at Leicester University before moving to Sheffield University to undertake an MA in Research Methods in Politics and International Relations. He did his PhD at Manchester University and worked as a Research Associate there before starting work at King’s College London in September 2014.  Tomas has also taught at the Institute of European Studies, part of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. 


Tomas’ research focuses primarily on climate and energy policy. His research considers understandings of security in the development of climate and
energy policy at the European and nation state level. This includes work related to energy transitions, the securitisation of energy, climate scepticism and also work on the politics of air pollution.


PhD Supervision

Tomas is interested to hear from prospective PhD students proposing to work on:

  • EU climate and/or energy policy 
  • EU agenda setting
  • EU policy-making
  • Energy security 
  • Energy transitions