Michael Hurwitz

Director, Energy, Technology & International @ Department for Transport

Michael Hurwitz is Director, Energy, Technology & International at the UK Department for Transport.

His teams direct and deliver UK-wide policies and programmes worth around £1bn on low and ultra-low emission vehicles, low carbon fuels, air quality and promote innovative new technology on the roads.

Currently, Michael has a particular focus on promoting the opportunities of connected and automated vehicle technology in the UK.

Previous roles include having founded and led the cross-Government Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) as Strategy Director and from

2011 to 2014 he was Policy Fellow at the Energy Futures Lab, Imperial College London.