Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Our People

Climate Research Programme

Dr Selam Kidane AbebeDr Selam Kidane AbebeSenior Research Fellow in Net Zero Law
Professor Myles AllenProfessor Myles AllenLeader, Climate Research Programme
Professor of Geosystem Science
 Kaya Axelsson Kaya AxelssonResearch Assistant - Net Zero
Dr Neven FučkarDr Neven FučkarSenior Researcher
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallLeader, Water Research Programme
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Conor HickeyDr Conor HickeyResearch Fellow in Scenarios and Business models for the transition to Net Zero
Dr Donghyun LeeDr Donghyun LeeResearch Associate: the role of the carbon cycle in the transition to Net Zero
Professor Benito MüllerProfessor Benito MüllerConvener International Climate Policy Research
Dr James PainterDr James PainterSenior Teaching Associate
 Heather Waller Heather WallerProgramme Administrator - Oxford Net Zero

Ecosystems Research Programme

Dr Jesus Aguirre GutierrezDr Jesus Aguirre GutierrezNERC Research Fellow
 Jane Applegarth Jane ApplegarthAdministrative Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme and Director of ECI / Co-ordinator for Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests
Dr Aoife BennettDr Aoife BennettDepartmental Research Lecturer in Environmental Social Science
Dr Pam BerryDr Pam BerryEmeritus Research Fellow
 Claudia Cassidy Claudia CassidyProject Assistant to the Ecosystems Programme
Dr Martha CrockattDr Martha CrockattProgramme Manager in Community and Landowner Nature Recovery
Dr Robert DunfordDr Robert DunfordCollege Lecturer
Dr Cécile GirardinDr Cécile GirardinPost Doctoral Researcher and James Martin Fellow
 Trisha Gopalakrishna Trisha GopalakrishnaResearch Fellow
Dr Caitlin HaffertyDr Caitlin HaffertyPostdoctoral Researcher in Environmental Social Science
Dr Mark HironsDr Mark HironsSenior Researcher
Dr Curt LamberthDr Curt LamberthResearch Technician
Professor Yadvinder MalhiProfessor Yadvinder MalhiLeader, Ecosystems Research Programme
Professor of Ecosystem Science
Dr Constance McDermottDr Constance McDermottLeader, Land Use Governance Programme
Associate Professor and Jackson Senior Research Fellow in Land Use and Environmental Change
Dr Imma OliverasDr Imma OliverasSenior Researcher in Disturbance Ecology and Global Change
 Alison Smith Alison SmithResearcher
 Jed Soleiman Jed SoleimanResearch Assistant
 Stephen Thomas Stephen ThomasCentre Manager, Leverhulme Centre for Nature Recovery
Dr Bettina WittnebenDr Bettina WittnebenMSc Teaching Associate

Energy Research Programme

 Maureen Agnew Maureen AgnewResearcher in Low-Carbon Lifestyles and Digitalisation
Dr Labib AzzouzDr Labib AzzouzResearch Associate in Transport and Energy Innovation
Dr Nick BanksDr Nick BanksPostdoctoral Researcher in Local Energy Systems
Dr Jake BarnesDr Jake BarnesResearcher
Dr Brenda BoardmanDr Brenda BoardmanEmeritus Research Fellow
Dr Yekatherina BobrovaDr Yekatherina BobrovaResearch Associate in Energy Demand Reduction Policy
Dr Christian BrandDr Christian BrandAssociate Professor in Transport, Energy and Environment
Dr Martin BurgessDr Martin BurgessResearch Associate in Circular Economy, Digitalisation and Net-Zero Transitions
Dr Sarah DarbyDr Sarah DarbyEmerita Research Fellow
Dr James DixonDr James DixonResearcher in Modelling Energy and Transport Systems
 Clare Downing Clare DowningCentre Manager (CREDS)
Professor Nick EyreProfessor Nick EyreProfessor of Energy and Climate Policy
Dr Tina FawcettDr Tina FawcettSenior Researcher and Associate Professor
Dr Sam HamptonDr Sam HamptonResearcher
 Kay Jenkinson Kay JenkinsonKnowledge Exchange Officer (Business and Policy) (CREDS)
 Kate Kwok Kate KwokProgramme Administrator (CREDS)
 Uttara Narayan Uttara NarayanResearcher in Energy Demand and Racial Justice
Dr Colin NoldenDr Colin NoldenResearcher in the Politics of Energy Demand
 Polly Nuttgens Polly NuttgensAdministrator - Leverhulme Centre for Nature Recovery and ECI Energy Programme
Dr Hazel PettiforDr Hazel PettiforSenior Research Associate
 Sarah Plater Sarah PlaterCommunications Manager (CREDS)
 Anuja Saunders Anuja SaundersEDI Manager, CREDS
Dr Katherine SugarDr Katherine SugarResearch Associate in the Governance of Net Zero
Dr Emilie VrainDr Emilie VrainSenior Research Associate
 Heather Waller Heather WallerProgramme Administrator - Oxford Net Zero
Professor Charlie WilsonProfessor Charlie WilsonLeader, Energy Research Programme
Professor of Energy and Climate Change

Food Research Programme

Dr Tamsin BlaxterDr Tamsin BlaxterResearcher (Table)
 Rosina Borrelli Rosina BorrelliIFSTAL Workplace Liaison Officer
 Lisa Didier Lisa DidierEngagement Officer
 Eugenia Dinivitzer Eugenia DinivitzerResearch Associate in Trade Analysis
Dr Tara GarnettDr Tara GarnettTable Leader
Dr Bhawana GuptaDr Bhawana GuptaResearcher in Foresight4Food
Dr Saher HasnainDr Saher HasnainPostdoctoral Researcher
 Donagh Hennessey Donagh HennesseyResearch Fellow in Food Systems
 Sophie Hockley Sophie HockleyProgramme Manager (Table)
 Marcus Horril Marcus HorrilResearch and Communications Officer
Dr John IngramDr John IngramLeader, Food Research Programme
Associate Professor and Food Systems Programme Leader
Dr Steven LordDr Steven LordSenior Researcher Food System Economics
 Ruth Mattock Ruth MattockResearch and Communications Officer
 Arfa Mirza Arfa MirzaCommunications Officer - Foresight 4 Food
 Bram Peters Bram PetersProgramme Facilitator, Foresight4Food
Dr Marco SpringmannDr Marco SpringmannSenior Researcher in Environment and Health
 Roger Sykes Roger SykesFood Systems Programme Manager
 Jacquelyn Turner Jacquelyn TurnerSenior Communications and Engagement Officer (Table)
Dr Hester van HensbergenDr Hester van HensbergenResearcher for the TABLE Initiative
 Jing Zhang Jing ZhangResearcher in Food System Health, Environmental and Enterprise Metrics
Dr Monika ZurekDr Monika ZurekSenior Researcher

Water Research Programme

Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallLeader, Water Research Programme
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Anna MurgatroydDr Anna MurgatroydPostdoctoral Research Associate in Water Security
 Frederick Thomas Frederick ThomasSenior Research Software Engineer
Dr Kevin WheelerDr Kevin WheelerSenior Researcher

Cross-Cutting Initiatives

 Tim Fowler Tim FowlerProgramme Manager
Professor Jim HallProfessor Jim HallLeader, Water Research Programme
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks
Dr Raghav PantDr Raghav PantSenior Research Associate
 Tom Russell Tom RussellSoftware Technician