Policy makers in the battery industry play a crucial role in developing and influencing regulations, standards, and policies that govern the sector. These professionals are responsible for understanding both the technical aspects of battery technology and the broader socio-economic and environmental implications. Their decisions and policies directly impact industry operations, market development, and the adoption of sustainable practices.

Key responsibilities

Skills and qualifications

Career path

Often starts with roles in government agencies, non-profit organisations, or as legislative aides. Specialisation in battery technology policy may develop through work experience, continued education, or specific projects. Involvement in relevant committees, task forces, or working groups is common.

Work environment

Work typically involves an office setting, but may also include attending meetings, public forums, and legislative sessions. Collaboration with other policy makers, industry representatives, and environmental groups is frequent.

Work experience

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