Our People

Senior Programme Leaders

Dr Friederike OttoDr Friederike OttoActing 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 Programme
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallLeader, Water Research Programme
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Mark HironsDr Mark HironsDepartmental Lecturer and Director of the MSc/MPhil in Environmental Change and Management
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

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
Dr Michelle CainDr Michelle CainScience and Policy Research Associate
 Stephanie Ferguson Stephanie FergusonDesigner and Editor (UKCIP)
Dr Neven FučkarDr Neven FučkarPostdoctoral Research Assistant, Departmental Tutor and College Lecturer
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallLeader, Water Research Programme
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Karsten HausteinDr Karsten HausteinResearcher and Training and Data Support Officer (Scientific Computing)
Dr Victoria HaymanDr Victoria HaymanResearch Assistant
Dr Clare HeavisideDr Clare HeavisideNERC Independent Research Fellow
Dr Sihan LiDr Sihan LiPost-doctoral Research Assistant
Professor Benito MüllerProfessor Benito MüllerConvener International Climate Policy Research, ECI
Dr Friederike OttoDr Friederike OttoActing Director of ECI; Associate Professor, Climate Research Programme
Dr Sami RifaiDr Sami RifaiResearch Associate in Ecosystems Modelling and Climate Data
Dr Lisa SchipperDr Lisa SchipperEnvironmental Social Science Research Fellow
 Heather Waller Heather WallerAdministrative Assistant - Lower Carbon Futures Programme and Climate Research Lab
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 Robert DunfordDr Robert DunfordCollege Lecturer
Dr Cécile GirardinDr Cécile GirardinPost Doctoral Researcher and James Martin Fellow
Dr Mark HironsDr Mark HironsDepartmental Lecturer and Director of the MSc/MPhil in Environmental Change and Management
Dr Jack LongmanDr Jack LongmanLaboratory Technician
Professor Yadvinder MalhiProfessor Yadvinder MalhiLeader, Ecosystems Research Programme
Professor of Ecosystem Science
Dr Constance McDermottDr Constance McDermottJackson Senior Research Fellow in Land Use and Environmental Change
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 ThorntonSenior Research Fellow and Associate Professor
Dr Bettina WittnebenDr Bettina WittnebenMSc Teaching Associate

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 Programme
 Marina Diakonova Marina DiakonovaData Scientist In Energy Research
 Clare Downing Clare DowningCentre Manager (CREDS)
 Aimee Eeles Aimee EelesCREDS Website & Communications Manager - Maternity Cover
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 Helen GavinDr Helen GavinKnowledge Exchange Researcher (Business and Policy) and Programme Manager, Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy (Integrate)
 Hannah Harris Hannah HarrisWebsite and Communication Officer (CREDS)
 Kay Jenkinson Kay JenkinsonKnowledge Exchange Officer (Business and Policy) (CREDS)
Dr Gavin KillipDr Gavin KillipResearcher
Dr Russell LayberryDr Russell LayberrySenior Researcher
 Anne Ryan Anne RyanEnergy Network Coordinator and Energy Demand Research Champion Assistant
 Aven Satre-Meloy Aven Satre-MeloyResearch Assistant
 Sarah Wakeling Sarah WakelingCREDS Administrator
 Heather Waller Heather WallerAdministrative Assistant - Lower Carbon Futures Programme and Climate Research Lab

Food Research Programme

 Helen Breewood Helen BreewoodFood Climate Research Network Research and Communications Officer
 Walter Fraanje Walter FraanjeFCRN Research and Communications Officer
Dr Tara GarnettDr Tara GarnettFood Climate Research Network Leader
 Saher Hasnain Saher HasnainPostdoctoral Researcher and Research and Community of Practice Coordinator for the Foresight4Food Initiative
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 Monika ZurekDr Monika ZurekSenior Researcher

Water Research Programme

 Barnaby Dobson Barnaby DobsonResearch Associate in Water Resource Systems Modelling
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallLeader, Water Research Programme
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
 Kathryn Pharr Kathryn PharrOxford Water Network Coordinator

Cross-Cutting Initiatives

Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallLeader, Water Research Programme
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
 Elco Koks Elco KoksGlobal Infrastructure Network Analyst
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
 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
 Aimee Eeles Aimee EelesCREDS Website & Communications Manager - Maternity Cover
 Lucy Erickson Lucy EricksonHead of Strategic Communications, ECI and SSEE
 Stephanie Ferguson Stephanie FergusonDesigner and Editor (UKCIP)
 Hannah Harris Hannah HarrisWebsite and Communication Officer (CREDS)
Dr Karsten HausteinDr Karsten HausteinResearcher and Training and Data Support Officer (Scientific Computing)
 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
 Dora Martinez Carbonell Dora Martinez CarbonellGraduate 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
 Sarah Wakeling Sarah WakelingCREDS Administrator
 Heather Waller Heather WallerAdministrative Assistant - Lower Carbon Futures Programme and Climate Research Lab