Our People

Senior Programme Leaders

Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI
Professor of Climate & Environmental Risks
Leader, Water Research Programme
Professor Myles AllenProfessor Myles AllenLeader, Climate Research Programme
Professor of Geosystem Science
Dr Nick EyreDr Nick EyreLeader, Energy Research Programme
Jackson Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor
Dr John IngramDr John IngramLeader, Food Research Programme
Senior Research Fellow, Somerville College
Professor Yadvinder MalhiProfessor Yadvinder MalhiLeader, Ecosystems Research Programme
Professor of Ecosystem Science
Dr Tom ThorntonDr Tom ThorntonDirector of the MSc in Environmental Change and Management
Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor

Climate Research Programme

Professor Myles AllenProfessor Myles AllenLeader, Climate Research Programme
Professor of Geosystem Science
 Clare Downing Clare DowningClimate Adaptation Science Officer (UKCIP)
 Stephanie Ferguson Stephanie FergusonKnowledge Exchange Officer (UKCIP)
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI | Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
 Victoria Hayman Victoria HaymanKnowledge Exchange and Co-ordination Officer (UKCIP)
Dr Rachel JamesDr Rachel JamesECI Research Fellow: Climate Modelling for Climate Services
Dr Yuge MaDr Yuge MaPostdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Neil MasseyDr Neil MasseyResearcher
Professor Benito MüllerProfessor Benito MüllerConvener International Climate Policy Research, ECI
 Sally Mullard Sally MullardUKCIP Administrative Assistant
Dr Friederike OttoDr Friederike OttoSenior Researcher and Scientific Coordinator, climateprediction.net
 Patrick Pringle Patrick PringleAdaption Scientific Officer (UKCIP)
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanAdministrative Assistant, LCF and Climate Research Lab
 Phil Sivell Phil SivellARCC Network Science Officer
 Roger Street Roger StreetTechnical Director (UKCIP)
 Briony Turner Briony TurnerSenior Knowledge Exchange Officer (UKCIP)
Dr Peter UheDr Peter UheResearcher
Dr Pete WaltonDr Pete WaltonKnowledge Exchange Research Fellow
 Tanya Wilkins Tanya WilkinsScience Communications and Knowledge Transfer Manager, UKCIP

Ecosystems Research Programme

Dr Liana AndersonDr Liana AndersonPost Doctoral Research Associate in Land Cover Dynamics and Carbon Emissions
 Jane Applegarth Jane ApplegarthAdministrative / Project Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme
Dr Lisa Patrick BentleyDr Lisa Patrick BentleyPost Doctoral Researcher and Wolfson College Research Fellow
Dr Pam BerryDr Pam BerryCollege Lecturer and Researcher
 Finella Blair Finella BlairData Manager for NERC Human Modified Tropical Forests Programme
Dr Benjamin BlonderDr Benjamin BlonderNERC Independent Research Fellow
Dr Sallie BurroughDr Sallie BurroughTrapnell Research Fellow in African Environments
Dr Percival ChoDr Percival ChoPost Doctoral Researcher
Dr Chris DoughtyDr Chris DoughtyLecturer in Ecosystem Ecology
Departmental Research Lecturer
Dr Robert DunfordDr Robert DunfordSenior Research Fellow
Dr Nikolaos FyllasDr Nikolaos FyllasPost Doctoral Researcher in Forest Dynamics/Modelling
Dr Cécile GirardinDr Cécile GirardinPost Doctoral Researcher and James Martin Fellow
Dr Mark HironsDr Mark HironsPost Doctoral Researcher
Dr Sen LiDr Sen LiResearcher
Professor Yadvinder MalhiProfessor Yadvinder MalhiLeader, Ecosystems Research Programme
Professor of Ecosystem Science
Dr Constance McDermottDr Constance McDermottJames Martin Senior Fellow in Forest Governance
Dr Sam MooreDr Sam MoorePost Doctoral Research Assistant in Tropical Carbon Dynamics
Dr Alexandra MorelDr Alexandra MorelPost Doctoral Researcher
Dr Imma OliverasDr Imma OliverasPostdoctoral Research Assistant in Plant Traits Analysis
 Emily Read Emily ReadProject Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme, ECI
Dr Terhi RiuttaDr Terhi RiuttaPost Doctoral Researcher in Ecosystems
Dr Norma Salinas RevillaDr Norma Salinas RevillaPost Doctoral Research Assistant in Tropical Carbon Dynamics
Dr Alexander ShenkinDr Alexander ShenkinPost Doctoral Researcher
 Alison Smith Alison SmithResearcher
Dr Tom ThorntonDr Tom ThorntonDirector of the MSc in Environmental Change and Management
Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor
Dr Jianjun YuDr Jianjun YuResearcher
Dr Kasia ZieminskaDr Kasia ZieminskaPostdoctoral Research Assistant

Energy Research Programme

Dr Brenda BoardmanDr Brenda BoardmanEmeritus Research Fellow
Dr Christian BrandDr Christian BrandSenior Research Fellow in Transport, Carbon and the Environment
Dr Sarah DarbyDr Sarah DarbySenior Researcher and Deputy Leader, ECI Energy Programme
Dr Nick EyreDr Nick EyreLeader, Energy Research Programme
Jackson Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor
Dr Tina FawcettDr Tina FawcettSenior Researcher
Dr Rebecca FordDr Rebecca FordResearch Programme Manager - Integrate Project
Dr Sarah HigginsonDr Sarah HigginsonResearcher-RealValue
Dr Kathryn JandaDr Kathryn JandaSenior Researcher
Dr Gavin KillipDr Gavin KillipResearcher
Dr Russell LayberryDr Russell LayberrySenior Researcher
Professor Sir Chris Llewellyn SmithProfessor Sir Chris Llewellyn SmithDirector of Energy Research, University of Oxford
 Ruth Mayne Ruth MayneResearcher
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanAdministrative Assistant, LCF and Climate Research Lab
 Freya Stanley-Price Freya Stanley-PriceEnergy Network Coordinator

Food Research Programme

 Julian Cottee Julian CotteeResearcher, Nexus
Dr Tara GarnettDr Tara GarnettFood Climate Research Network Leader
Dr Ariella HelfgottDr Ariella HelfgottSenior Researcher, TRANSMANGO
Dr John IngramDr John IngramLeader, Food Research Programme
Senior Research Fellow, Somerville College
Dr Steven LordDr Steven LordResearcher, TRANSMANGO
 Maliha Muzammil Maliha MuzammilResearcher, CCAFS
 Marie Persson Marie PerssonFCRN Communications and Network Development Officer
Dr Lucas RuttingDr Lucas RuttingResearcher, CCAFS
 Roger Sykes Roger SykesFood Systems Programme Manager
Dr Joost VervoortDr Joost VervoortSenior Researcher, TRANSMANGO and SUSFANS
Dr Rebecca WhiteDr Rebecca WhiteInnovative Food Systems Education Coordinator
Dr Monika ZurekDr Monika ZurekSenior Researcher, SUSFANS

Water Research Programme

Dr Helen GavinDr Helen GavinProject Manager: MARIUS project
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI | Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Wee Ho LimDr Wee Ho LimResearcher
 Mike Simpson Mike SimpsonResearcher
 Alastair Strickland Alastair StricklandOxford Water Network Coordinator

Cross-Cutting Initiatives

Professor John BoardmanProfessor John BoardmanEmeritus Professor
Dr Yue CaoDr Yue CaoResearcher
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI | Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Matt IvesDr Matt IvesSystems Modeller
 Miriam Mendes Miriam MendesITRC Programme Manager
Dr Raghav PantDr Raghav PantResearcher
 Mim Saxl Mim SaxlProject Coordinator for the Agile-Ox Local Impact Project
 Scott Thacker Scott ThackerInfrastructure Network Analyst

Management, Technical and Administrative Support Staff

 Simon Abele Simon AbeleResearch Officer (Spatial Data Analysis)
 Jane Applegarth Jane ApplegarthAdministrative / Project Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme
 Joan Arthur Joan ArthurECI Office Co-ordinator
Dr Christine Baro-HoneDr Christine Baro-HoneAlumni Relations Officer (on maternity leave)
 Alice Chautard Alice ChautardEvents and Engagement Officer
 Ian Curtis Ian CurtisDevelopment Officer
 Emma Farrant Emma FarrantAlumni Relations Officer (maternity cover)
 Stephanie Ferguson Stephanie FergusonKnowledge Exchange Officer (UKCIP)
 Richard Holden Richard HoldenHead of Administration and Finance
 Sue King Sue KingPA to the Director of ECI and the Director of Energy Research
 Miriam Mendes Miriam MendesITRC Programme Manager
 Helen Morley Helen MorleyInformation and Communications Officer (maternity cover)
 Sally Mullard Sally MullardUKCIP Administrative Assistant
 Emily Read Emily ReadProject Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme, ECI
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanAdministrative Assistant, LCF and Climate Research Lab
 Deborah Strickland Deborah StricklandInformation and Communications Officer (on maternity leave)