Mr Martin Jones

Senior Policy Officer, Energy Efficiency Policy, Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Mr Martin Jones

Senior Policy Officer, Energy Efficiency Policy, Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Biography

Martin Jones is Senior Policy Officer, Energy Efficiency Policy, in the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), where he is responsible for policy helping Victorians with low incomes, disadvantage, or vulnerability to energy costs. An economist with a background in environmental economics, Martin worked in climate change policy, energy policy, and consumer advocacy before joining DELWP. He has designed, written businesses cases for, and conducted cost-benefit analyses of numerous energy efficiency programs including the low-income programs Affordable Retrofits, EnergySmart Public Housing, Healthy Homes, Latrobe Valley Home Energy Upgrades, and proposals to improve housing quality through minimum energy efficiency standards or mandatory disclosure of energy efficiency ratings. In addition to designing policy and advising government, Martin manages the first phase of the Affordable Retrofits project.