• Research Associate


Academic Profile

Dr Sarah McGill is a Research Associate at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, where her area of focus is the role of private companies in contributing to environmental and social sustainability. Currently she co-directs the Agile Protection research programme sponsored by Zurich Insurance, which investigates current threats to the sustainability of worker protection systems, and proposes frameworks for social protection in rapidly changing global and national labour markets. She is also a researcher on the GCRF RISE programme.

Previously Sarah co-directed the Smith School's Income Protection Gap research programme (2015-2018). She has also published several papers and reports on environmentally sustainable investing, and has served as a consultant to a number of financial institutions in this area. Sarah holds a BA (summa cum laude) in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and an MPhil (with Distinction) in Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.

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