DECARBONISATION AND ENERGY STRATEGY Area overview See all work areas Merlin Hyman, chief executive Merlin leads Regen’s mission to transform how we generate, supply and use energy. Merlin is a passionate advocate of a smart, decentralised, low carbon energy system based on renewable energy. He is an influential figure in energy policy taking part in leading initiatives such as the global Energy Transitions Commission and UK government’s Shared Ownership Taskforce. Merlin writes and presents extensively on Regen’s pioneering work. Merlin was previously director of the Environmental Industries Commission, where he worked in Whitehall and Westminster to ensure government support for British companies to succeed in the rapidly growing worldwide market for low-carbon products and services.