Our People

Senior Programme Leaders

Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI
Professor of Climate & Environmental Risks
Leader, Water Research Programme
Dr Friederike OttoDr Friederike OttoDeputy Director of the ECI
Professor Myles AllenProfessor Myles AllenLeader, Climate Research Programme
Professor of Geosystem Science
Dr Sarah DarbyDr Sarah DarbyActing Leader, Energy Research Programme
Associate Professor
Dr John IngramDr John IngramLeader, Food Research Programme
Associate Professor and Food Systems Programme Leader
Professor Yadvinder MalhiProfessor Yadvinder MalhiLeader, Ecosystems Research Programme
Professor of Ecosystem Science
Dr Tom ThorntonDr Tom ThorntonDirector of the MSc/MPhil in Environmental Change and Management
Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor

Departmental Research Lecturers

Dr Linus MattauchDr Linus MattauchDepartmental Research Lecturer in the Economics of Environmental Change
Dr Imma OliverasDr Imma OliverasDepartmental Research Lecturer in Ecosystems Science and Deputy Programme Leader on Ecosystems

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 FergusonDesigner and Editor (UKCIP)
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI | Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
 Luke Harrington Luke HarringtonPostdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Victoria HaymanDr Victoria HaymanKnowledge Exchange and Co-ordination Officer (UKCIP)
Dr Rachel JamesDr Rachel JamesECI Research Fellow: Climate Modelling for Climate Services
 Kay Jenkinson Kay JenkinsonCommunications Officer
Dr Sihan LiDr Sihan LiPost-doctoral Research Assistant
Dr Yuge MaDr Yuge MaPostdoctoral Research Assistant
Professor Benito MüllerProfessor Benito MüllerConvener International Climate Policy Research, ECI
Dr Friederike OttoDr Friederike OttoDeputy Director
Dr Sami RifaiDr Sami RifaiResearch Associate in Ecosystems Modelling and Climate Data
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanAdministrative Assistant, LCF and Climate Research Lab
 Phil Sivell Phil SivellARCC Network Science Officer
 Roger Street Roger StreetSenior Research Fellow (UKCIP)
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 Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme and Deputy Director of ECI /Co-ordinator for Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests
Dr Pam BerryDr Pam BerryCollege Lecturer and Researcher
Dr Benjamin BlonderDr Benjamin BlonderNERC Independent Research Fellow
Dr Sallie BurroughDr Sallie BurroughTrapnell Research Fellow in African Environments
Dr Robert DunfordDr Robert DunfordSenior Research Fellow
Dr Emma GardnerDr Emma GardnerResearcher
Dr Cécile GirardinDr Cécile GirardinPost Doctoral Researcher and James Martin Fellow
Dr Mark HironsDr Mark HironsEnvironmental Social Science Research Fellow
 Miguel Jodra Miguel JodraLaboratory Technician
Dr Kaysara KhatunDr Kaysara KhatunMarie Curie Fellow
Dr Sen LiDr Sen LiResearcher
Professor Yadvinder MalhiProfessor Yadvinder MalhiLeader, Ecosystems Research Programme
Professor of Ecosystem Science
Dr Constance McDermottDr Constance McDermottSenior Fellow in Forest Governance and Leader of Ecosystems Governance Group
Dr Alexandra MorelDr Alexandra MorelPost Doctoral Researcher
Dr Imma OliverasDr Imma OliverasDepartmental Research Lecturer in Ecosystems Science and Deputy Programme Leader on Ecosystems
 Emily Read Emily ReadProject Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme, ECI
Dr Sami RifaiDr Sami RifaiResearch Associate in Ecosystems Modelling and Climate Data
Dr Terhi RiuttaDr Terhi RiuttaPost Doctoral Researcher in Ecosystems
Dr Alexander ShenkinDr Alexander ShenkinPost Doctoral Researcher
 Alison Smith Alison SmithResearcher
Dr Tom ThorntonDr Tom ThorntonDirector of the MSc/MPhil in Environmental Change and Management
Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor

Energy Research Programme

Dr Brenda BoardmanDr Brenda BoardmanEmeritus Research Fellow
Dr Christian BrandDr Christian BrandSenior Research Fellow and Associate Professor
Dr Sarah DarbyDr Sarah DarbyActing Leader, Energy Research Programme
Associate Professor
 Marina Diakonova Marina DiakonovaData Scientist In Energy Research
Dr Sven EggimannDr Sven EggimannEnergy Demand Modeller
Professor Nick EyreProfessor Nick EyreJackson Senior Research Fellow and Professor of Energy and Climate Policy
Dr Tina FawcettDr Tina FawcettSenior Researcher and Acting Deputy Leader, ECI Energy Programme
Dr Rebecca FordDr Rebecca FordResearcher and Programme Manager, The Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy
Dr Sarah HigginsonDr Sarah HigginsonResearcher-RealValue
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
Dr Eoghan McKennaDr Eoghan McKennaResearcher, Lower Carbon Futures
Dr Stefanie Reiss (née Niekamp)Dr Stefanie Reiss (née Niekamp)Researcher in the RealValue Project
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanAdministrative Assistant, LCF and Climate Research Lab
Dr Marina TopouziDr Marina TopouziResearcher in Lower Carbon Futures

Food Research Programme

 Rosina Borrelli Rosina BorrelliIFSTAL Workplace Liaison Officer
 Milja Fenger Milja FengerFCRN Research and Communications Officer
 George Garbutt George GarbuttResearch Associate
Dr Tara GarnettDr Tara GarnettFood Climate Research Network Leader
 Saher Hasnain Saher HasnainEducation Coordinator (maternity cover), IFSTAL Programme
 Aniek Hebinck Aniek HebinckResearcher
Dr Ariella HelfgottDr Ariella HelfgottSenior Researcher, TRANSMANGO
Dr John IngramDr John IngramLeader, Food Research Programme
Associate Professor and Food Systems Programme Leader
 Samuel Lee-Gammage Samuel Lee-GammageFCRN Research and Communications Officer
Dr Steven LordDr Steven LordResearcher, TRANSMANGO
 Maliha Muzammil Maliha MuzammilResearcher, CCAFS
Dr Patrick O'ReillyDr Patrick O'ReillyPostdoctoral Reseach Assistant in Participatory Nexus Mapping
Dr Michael PanagopulosDr Michael PanagopulosKnowledge and Communications Officer
 Marie Persson Marie PerssonFCRN Communications and Network Development Officer
 Roger Sykes Roger SykesFood Systems Programme Manager
Dr Joost VervoortDr Joost VervoortSenior Researcher, TRANSMANGO and SUSFANS
Dr Rebecca WhiteDr Rebecca WhiteIFSTAL Education Coordinator (on maternity leave)
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
 Luke Harrington Luke HarringtonPostdoctoral Research Assistant
 Alastair Strickland Alastair StricklandOxford Water Network Coordinator

Cross-Cutting Initiatives

Professor John BoardmanProfessor John BoardmanEmeritus Professor
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI | Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
 Luke Harrington Luke HarringtonPostdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Matt IvesDr Matt IvesSystems Modeller
 Roald Lemmen Roald LemmenResearch Software Developer
 Miriam Mendes Miriam MendesITRC Programme Manager
Dr Raghav PantDr Raghav PantResearcher
 Tom Russell Tom RussellSoftware Technician
Dr William UsherDr William UsherInfrastructure Systems Modeller

Management, Technical and Administrative Support Staff

 Simon Abele Simon AbeleResearch Officer (Spatial Data Analysis)
 Jane Applegarth Jane ApplegarthAdministrative Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme and Deputy Director of ECI /Co-ordinator for Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests
 Joan Arthur Joan ArthurECI Office Co-ordinator
Dr Christine Baro-HoneDr Christine Baro-HoneAlumni Relations Officer
 Ian Curtis Ian CurtisDevelopment Officer
 Stephanie Ferguson Stephanie FergusonDesigner and Editor (UKCIP)
 Richard Holden Richard HoldenHead of Administration and Finance
 Kay Jenkinson Kay JenkinsonCommunications Officer
 Miguel Jodra Miguel JodraLaboratory Technician
 Sue King Sue KingPA to the Director of ECI and the Director of Energy Research
 Miriam Mendes Miriam MendesITRC Programme Manager
Dr Faith OpioDr Faith OpioMSc Coordinator (ECM and WSPM)
 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