Christian Wilson

Research Assistant, Transition Finance Research, Oxford Sustainable Finance Group


Christian is a DPhil student at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE) and a Research Assistant in the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group, researching energy transition risks within capital markets. His research focuses on how sustainable finance can alter the flow and cost of capital to carbon-intensive sectors and generate sensitive intervention points in the post-carbon transition.

Alongside his work at Oxford, Christian is a Policy Advisor at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), focusing on Green Finance within the Clean Growth Directorate. Previously, he worked in sustainable finance at ShareAction and the University of Cambridge. He began his career in asset management at Janus Henderson Investors, working in emerging market debt.

Christian holds a BA in Economics and an MSc in Finance from the University of Exeter. He has also completed the CFA examinations and an MSc in Data Science at Birkbeck, University of London.