Payne Institute Responsible Gas Program Manager and Editor-at-Large
Simon Lomax is a program manager and editor-at-large with the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines. He provides stakeholder engagement and communications support to the Responsible Gas Initiative and other research areas at the Institute.
Simon has spent 25 years working in journalism, public policy and corporate affairs, with most of his career focused on energy security and the energy transition. He is a former energy and climate reporter for Bloomberg News and Argus Media. Simon also worked directly on cap-and-trade climate legislation as a staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives.
During his career, Simon has worked with a wide spectrum of groups at the federal and state level, including industry trade associations, environmental organizations, think tanks, economic development non-profits and cleantech developers.
Born and raised in Australia, Simon has a B.A. in Journalism from the Queensland University of Technology. In 2006-07, he completed the American Political Science Association’s Congressional Fellowship Program, a highly selective, nonpartisan program devoted to expanding knowledge and awareness of Congress.