- Honorary Research Associate
Sam Bickersteth joined the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment as an Honorary Research Associate in October 2019. Before joining he held a number of executive and policy advisory roles on climate change agriculture, environment and planetary health for international development organisations including DFID, Oxfam and PwC.
He was formerly Executive Director of the Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health based at the Oxford Martin School: coordinating research and policy influencing Commission on intersection of human health and environmental change. Prior to that he was CEO, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), a global alliance of organizations and partners delivering innovative solutions for climate compatible development. At present Sam is Chief Executive, Opportunity International improving access to financial services in developing countries and has a number of other advisory roles including for House of Commons International Development Committee and Wellcome Trust.
- Pongsiri, M., Bickersteth, S. et al. (2019) Planetary Health: from concept to decisive action. Lancet Planetary Health, 3 (10): E402-E404.
- Pienkowski, T., Bickersteth, S. and Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2019) Evidencing Links between Biodiversity and Health: A Rapid Review with a Water Quality Case Study. A report from the Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health.
- Cole, J. and Bickersteth, S. (2018) What's planetary about health? An analysis of topics covered in The Lancet Planetary Health's First Year. Lancet Planetary Health, 2(7): e283-e284.
- Carron, P., Nabarro, D., Bickersteth, S. et al. (2018) Food systems for sustainable development: proposals for a profound four-part transformation. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 38:41.
- Dupar, M., Bickersteth, S. et al. (2017) Mainstreaming Climate Compatible Development. CKDN.
- Traore, A. and Bickersteth, S. (2011) Addressing the challenges of agricultural service provision: the case of Oxfam's Strategic Cotton Programme in Mali. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 9(1): 82-90.
- Pretty, J., Bickersteth, S. et al. (2010) The top 100 questions of importance to the future of global agriculture. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 8(4): 219-236.
- Bickersteth, S.J. (1990) Donor dilemmas in food aid: the case of wheat in Sudan. Food Policy, 15(3): 218-226.