Dr Schumacher is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Sustainable Finance Programme at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. His research interests focus on Climate Change Law and Policy, Sustainable Energy Transition, Clean Energy Technology Development and Environmental Regulatory Procedures. Prior to joining the Sustainable Finance Progamme, Kim was a research fellow at Harvard University and a visiting researcher at the University of Cambridge. At the Smith School he is part of the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative, which aims at identifying the potential legal obligations and liabilities of company directors arising out of climate change-related risks.
He holds a PhD Degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Tokyo (2017). He received an LL.M degree from UC Berkeley (2012) and dual-Master degree from the University of Warwick and the University of Lille II (2011). He also holds MA and BA degrees from the latter (2010, 2009).