Dr Gokce Mete is an energy sector professional, qualified lawyer, academic and consultant with a decade of experience focused on climate change, energy and natural resources law and policy. Alongside her academic research, she brings extensive practical experience working with law firms, academic and international organisations, including the International Institute for Sustainable Development, Natural Resources Governance Institute, the World Bank, and other international development agencies.
She holds a PhD from the Centre for Energy Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee. Dr Mete is the author of 18 published and upcoming publications. In her new book, The Future of Gas in the EU: Subsidise or Decarbonise? (Palgrave, Macmillan 2019), she carries out an experiential assessment of the impact of energy transitions on the future of natural gas in the EU energy mix and provides policy recommendations, including on the future of sector coupling, and explores alternatives pathways to promote incentives for technologies that can enable decarbonisation of the gas grid at scale.
She is currently the Head of the Knowledge Centre at the International Energy Charter in Brussels, an intergovernmental organisation with over 90 signatories across the globe, whose work is dedicated to facilitating international cooperation in the energy sector.
Previously, she was the Content Lead of the £3.4 million UK Department for International Development (DfID) funded Extractives Hub project at the CEPMLP.