Nishat is a doctoral researcher at UCL Energy Institute and works in the policy work package of the "Low Carbon Shipping - A systems Approach" project. He has degrees in BSc Management and MSc in Energy, Trade & Finance from Cass Business School, London. His doctoral research has focussed on barriers that are hindering uptake of carbon abatement technologies and operations in shipping. He is actively engaged in the shipping industry through his written work and communicating his research with the industry through reports and forums.
He attends IMO MEPC meetings to keep abreast of policy developments in the industry. He has been involved in a project to deliver a global shipping model to the International Energy Association and has been currently seconded to Forum for the Future as a researcher for the Sustainable Shipping Initiative finance and technology work stream.