Team

Dr Ben Caldecott

Dr Ben Caldecott

Director, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme and Lombard Odier Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow

Dr Ben Caldecott is the founding Director of the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme. He is the inaugural holder of the Lombard Odier Associate Professorship and Senior Research Fellowship of Sustainable Finance at the University of Oxford. He is a Supernumerary Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford, and a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University. Ben is also the COP26 Strategy Advisor for Finance based out of the UK Cabinet Office.

Dr Elizabeth Harnett

Dr Elizabeth Harnett

Lead, Future of Engagement, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

Dr Elizabeth Hartnett leads the Future of Engagement theme at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme. She is a post-doctoral researcher with a focus on mainstreaming sustainable finance practices throughout global investment systems.

Dr Nataliya Tkachenko

Dr Nataliya Tkachenko

Lead, Data Science and AI, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

Dr Nataliya Tkachenko leads the Data Science and AI theme at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme. Her interests like in prediction and mitigation of climate risks, models of sustainable production and consumption and socio-environmental adaptation.

Dr Nadine Strauß

Dr Nadine Strauß

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow

Dr Nadine Strauß is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment where she is researching the role of news media for sustainable finance.

Dr Xiaoyan Zhou

Dr Xiaoyan Zhou

Lead, Sustainable Finance Performance, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

Dr Xiaoyan Zhou leads the Sustainable Finance Performance theme at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme. Her research interests focus on Sustainable Investment, Transition Risk and Institutional Shareholder Engagement.

Dr Matthew McCarten

Dr Matthew McCarten

Lead, Spatial Finance, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

Dr Matthew McCarten leads the Spatial Finance theme - the integration of geospatial data and analysis into financial theory and practice. His main areas of research include corporate finance, financial regulation and ESG related issues.

Dr Conor Hickey

Dr Conor Hickey

Lead, Stranded Assets and Transition Finance

Dr Conor Hickey leads the Stranded Assets and Transition Finance theme at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme. His research includes integrating techno-economic methods into asset valuation techniques for low carbon energy systems and manufacturing, industrial strategy and energy policy.

David Kampmann

David Kampmann

Research Assistant, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

David is a Research Assistant at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme. His research looks at asset-level data and the development of the Risk, Impact, and Opportunity Tool as well as the Green BRI Data and Analysis Platform.

Christian Wilson

Christian Wilson

Research Assistant, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

Christian is a Research Assistant in the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme, researching energy transition risks with the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. 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.

Faculty and Research Affiliates

Faculty Affiliates

Simon Abele

Simon Abele

Research Officer (Spatial Data Analysis), School of Geography and the Environment
Amir Amel-Zadeh

Dr Amir Amel-Zadeh

Associate Professor of Accounting, Saïd Business School
Atif Ansar

Dr Atif Ansar

Programme Director of the MSc in Major Programme Management (MMPM), Saïd Business School
Prof Richard Barker

Prof Richard Barker

Professor of Accounting, Saïd Business School
Abrar Chaudhury

Dr Abrar Chaudhury

Research Fellow, Saïd Business School
Prof Gordon L Clark

Prof Gordon L Clark

Senior Consultant and Emeritus Professor, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
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Professor Robert Eccles

Visiting Professor of Management Practice, Saïd Business School
Prof Cameron Hepburn

Prof Cameron Hepburn

Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
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Mary Johnstone-Louis

Senior Research Fellow and Programme Director, Saïd Business School
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Professor Colin Mayer CBE

Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies, Saïd Business School
Dr Alex Money

Dr Alex Money

Director, Innovative Infrastructure Investment Programme
Dr Michael Urban

Dr Michael Urban

Research Associate in Finance and Geography, School of Geography and the Environment
Professor Dariusz Wójcik

Professor Dariusz Wójcik

Professor of Economic Geography, School of Geography and the Environment

Research Affiliates

Jane Ambachtsheer

Jane Ambachtsheer

Global Head of Sustainability, BNP Paribas Asset Management
Sarah Barker

Sarah Barker

Special Counsel, Minter Ellison Lawyers
Alexander Bassen

Professor Alexander Bassen

Honorary Research Associate, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Peter Betts

Peter Betts

Honorary Research Associate, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Kingsmill Bond

Kingsmill Bond

New Energy Analyst, Trusted Sources
Dr Paul Jepson

Dr Paul Jepson

Honorary Research Associate, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Graham Mannion

Graham Mannion

Vice President, Investment Management Division, Goldman Sachs (based in San Francisco)
Joe Mascaro

Dr Joe Mascaro

Director of Academic Programs, Planet
Ellie Mulholland

Ellie Mulholland

Director, Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative
Dr Rahmat Poudineh

Dr Rahmat Poudineh

Senior Research Fellow & Director of Research, Electricity Programme, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Dr David Robinson

Dr David Robinson

Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Nicole Röttmer

Dr Nicole Röttmer

Founder and CEO of The CO-Firm
Michael Sheren

Michael Sheren

Senior Advisor, Prudential Regulation Authority, Bank of England and Co-Chair G20 Green Finance Study Group
Michael Viehs

Dr Michael Viehs

Honorary Research Associate, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

Graduate Students

Galina Alova

Galina Alova

Graduate Student, School of Geography and the Environment
Alex Clark

Alex Clark

Graduate Student, School of Geography and the Environment
Krister Koskelo

Krister Koskelo

Graduate Student, School of Geography and the Environment
Lucas Kruitwagen

Lucas Kruitwagen

Graduate Student, School of Geography and the Environment
Ian Robertson

Ian Robertson

Graduate Student, School of Geography and the Environment