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
Associate Professor, Climate Research Programme
Professor Myles AllenProfessor Myles AllenLeader, Climate Research Programme
Professor of Geosystem Science
Dr Sarah DarbyDr Sarah DarbyAssociate Professor and Acting Leader, Energy Team
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 Jed KaplanDr Jed KaplanJackson Senior Research Fellow in Land Use and Environmental Change
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
Dr Michelle CainDr Michelle CainScience and Policy Research Associate
 Clare Downing Clare DowningCentre Manager (CREDS)
 Stephanie Ferguson Stephanie FergusonDesigner and Editor (UKCIP)
Dr Neven-Stjepan FučkarDr Neven-Stjepan FučkarPostdoctoral Research Assistant in Changing Risks of Extreme Events
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI | Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Luke HarringtonDr Luke HarringtonPostdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Rachel JamesDr Rachel JamesECI Research Fellow: Climate Modelling for Climate Services
 Kay Jenkinson Kay JenkinsonKnowledge Exchange Officer (Business and Policy) (CREDS)
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 of ECI; Associate Professor, Climate Research Programme
Dr Sami RifaiDr Sami RifaiResearch Associate in Ecosystems Modelling and Climate Data
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanEnergy Network Coordinator and Energy Demand Research Champion Assistant
Dr Lisa SchipperDr Lisa SchipperEnvironmental Social Science Research Fellow
 Phil Sivell Phil SivellARCC Network Science Officer
Dr Pete WaltonDr Pete WaltonKnowledge Exchange Research Fellow

Ecosystems Research Programme

 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 BerrySenior Research Fellow and Geography Fellow (Mansfield College)
 Marc Brouard Marc BrouardPostdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Sallie BurroughDr Sallie BurroughTrapnell Research Fellow in African Environments
Dr Marina Corrêa ScalonDr Marina Corrêa ScalonPostdoctoral Research Assistant on Plant Stoichiometry and Nutrient Cycling in Brazilian Biomes
Dr Balram DhakalDr Balram DhakalData Manager for NERC Human Modified Tropical Forests Programme
Dr Robert DunfordDr Robert DunfordCollege Lecturer
Dr Cécile GirardinDr Cécile GirardinPost Doctoral Researcher and James Martin Fellow
Dr Mark HironsDr Mark HironsEnvironmental Social Science Research Fellow
Dr Kaysara KhatunDr Kaysara KhatunMarie Curie Fellow
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
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
Dr Bettina WittnebenDr Bettina WittnebenMSc Teaching Staff

Energy Research Programme

Dr Jake BarnesDr Jake BarnesResearcher in Low Carbon Heat Policy
Dr Brenda BoardmanDr Brenda BoardmanEmeritus Research Fellow
Dr Christian BrandDr Christian BrandSenior Research Fellow and Associate Professor
Dr Sarah DarbyDr Sarah DarbyAssociate Professor and Acting Leader, Energy Team
 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
 Hannah Harris Hannah HarrisWebsite and Communication Officer (CREDS)
Dr Sarah HigginsonDr Sarah HigginsonResearcher-RealValue
Dr Kathryn JandaDr Kathryn JandaSenior Researcher
Dr Gavin KillipDr Gavin KillipResearcher
Dr Russell LayberryDr Russell LayberrySenior Researcher
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanEnergy Network Coordinator and Energy Demand Research Champion Assistant
Dr Marina TopouziDr Marina TopouziResearcher in Lower Carbon Futures
 Heather Waller Heather WallerAdministrative Assistant - Lower Carbon Futures Programme and Climate Research Lab

Food Research Programme

 Rosina Borrelli Rosina BorrelliIFSTAL Workplace Liaison Officer
 Helen Breewood Helen BreewoodFood Climate Research Network Research and Communications Officer
 George Garbutt George GarbuttResearch Associate
Dr Tara GarnettDr Tara GarnettFood Climate Research Network Leader
 Saher Hasnain Saher HasnainPostdoctoral Researcher and Education Coordinator (maternity cover), IFSTAL Programme
 Aniek Hebinck Aniek HebinckResearcher: SUSFANS and TRANSMANGO
Dr John IngramDr John IngramLeader, Food Research Programme
Associate Professor and Food Systems Programme Leader
Dr Steven LordDr Steven LordResearcher, TRANSMANGO
 Maliha Muzammil Maliha MuzammilResearcher, CCAFS
 Will Nicholson Will NicholsonPostdoctoral Research Assistant in Metrics for Sustainable Food Systems
 Roger Sykes Roger SykesFood Systems Programme Manager
Dr Rebecca WhiteDr Rebecca WhiteIFSTAL Education Coordinator (on maternity leave)
Dr Monika ZurekDr Monika ZurekSenior Researcher

Water Research Programme

Dr Neven-Stjepan FučkarDr Neven-Stjepan FučkarPostdoctoral Research Assistant in Changing Risks of Extreme Events
Dr Helen GavinDr Helen GavinProject Manager: MARIUS project
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallDirector of the ECI | Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Luke HarringtonDr Luke HarringtonPostdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Guoyong LengDr Guoyong LengSenior Research Associate in Hydrology, Agriculture and Human Health
 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
Dr Luke HarringtonDr Luke HarringtonPostdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Jed KaplanDr Jed KaplanJackson Senior Research Fellow in Land Use and Environmental Change
 Elco Koks Elco KoksGlobal Infrastructure Network Analyst
 Roald Lemmen Roald LemmenResearch Software Developer
Dr Linus MattauchDr Linus MattauchDepartmental Research Lecturer in the Economics of Environmental Change
 Miriam Mendes Miriam MendesITRC Programme Manager
 Edward Oughton Edward OughtonSenior Research Associate
Dr Raghav PantDr Raghav PantSenior Postdoctoral Researcher - Infrastructure Risk Analysis
 Tom Russell Tom RussellSoftware Technician
Dr William UsherDr William UsherInfrastructure Systems Modeller
 Conrad Zorn Conrad ZornInfrastructure Network Analyst

Management, Technical and Administrative Support Staff

 Simon Abele Simon AbeleGeospatial Computing Officer
 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)
 Hannah Harris Hannah HarrisWebsite and Communication Officer (CREDS)
 Richard Holden Richard HoldenHead of Administration and Finance
 Kay Jenkinson Kay JenkinsonKnowledge Exchange Officer (Business and Policy) (CREDS)
 Sue King Sue KingPA to the Director of ECI
 Elisa Leimer Elisa LeimerGraduate Networks and Internships Officer
 Miriam Mendes Miriam MendesITRC Programme Manager
Dr Faith OpioDr Faith OpioMSc Coordinator (ECM and WSPM)
 Emily Read Emily ReadProject Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanEnergy Network Coordinator and Energy Demand Research Champion Assistant
 Deborah Strickland Deborah StricklandInformation and Communications Officer
 Heather Waller Heather WallerAdministrative Assistant - Lower Carbon Futures Programme and Climate Research Lab