Cameron Hepburn is Director of the Smith School and an expert in environmental, resource and energy economics. He is a Professor of Environmental Economics at the Smith School and at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, and is also Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics and a Fellow at New College, Oxford.
He is involved in policy formation, including as a member of the DECC Secretary of State's Economics Advisory Group. He has also had an entrepreneurial career, co-founding two successful businesses and investing in several other start-ups.
Cameron graduated with first class honours in law and chemical engineering (with a diploma in French) from the University of Melbourne, and proceeded on a Rhodes Scholarship to complete an MPhil and DPhil (PhD) in economics from the University of Oxford.