Head of Europe, BNEF
Mr. Seb Henbest is the Head of Europe for Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
In his previous role as Head of BNEF’s Cross Sector Initiative he was responsible for coordinating research output on renewable energy, carbon markets, energy smart technologies, power markets and traditional energy, to help develop a long-term integrated vision of the evolution of the energy sector.
Before that, Mr. Henbest was Manager and Head of Research for Bloomberg New Energy Finance in Australia, having established the firm’s Australian clean energy and carbon market analysis business in 2009.
Mr. Henbest has written extensively on carbon market and clean energy economics and policy and presents regularly at industry conferences and events. He is quoted widely in print media and has appeared as an expert commentator on the ABC, Sky News, ABC Radio, and Bloomberg TV.
Before joining Bloomberg New Energy Finance in 2008, he worked with research consultancy FreshMinds, activist firm Hanover Investors Management and taught maths and physics at the Centre for Dynamical Meteorology and Oceanography at Monash University.
Mr. Henbest has an academic background in theoretical and atmospheric physics, holding a BSc from Adelaide University and an MSc from Monash. He has also spent time at Cambridge University where he completed an MPhil in International Relations, specialising in emissions trading and environmental markets.