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Neil Gunningham

Professor Neil Gunningham

Visiting Research Fellow


Professor Neil Gunningham is an Australian National Fellow at the Menzies Australia Institute. He is a lawyer and social scientist working in the areas of climate, energy and environmental regulation and governance.

He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences and a Professor in the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at the Australian University. He is a past Fulbright Scholar and Distinguished Research Professor at Cardiff University.

His books include 'Smart Regulation: Designing Environmental Policy' and 'Shades of Green: Business, Regulation and Environment'.


Neil's current research is on the role of financial markets in climate change mitigation, and on the roles of social activism in averting a climate catastrophe.