Dr David Kampmann

Career Development Fellowship in Sustainable Finance


Dr David Kampmann is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, and an Associated Researcher at the UK Centre for Greening Finance & Investment (CGFI). David’s research focus is on transition finance and spatial finance to develop novel ways to assess the (mis-)alignment of corporate trajectories with climate targets. His past work included the development and analysis of asset-level datasets in high emitting sectors such as iron and steel, cement, and power generation.

David holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. His doctoral research investigates the political economy of venture capital to examine the dynamics and consequences of the unprecedented inflow of capital into start-ups over the last decade.

Before joining the Sustainable Finance Group, David gained professional experience in private sector and civil society organizations. He holds a MSc (with distinction) in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics, a MSc (with First Class Honors) from HEC Paris School of Management, and a BSc (with distinction) in Economics and Management from Ruhr-Universität Bochum.