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I hold a NERC (UK Natural Environment Research Council) Industrial Innovation Fellowship on implementing a climate compatible Industrial Strategy for the UK. I am developing methods to downscale global climate assessments for local-level decision making across sectors in order to facilitate the delivery of a climate compatible Industrial Strategy. The Industrial Strategy outlines the government’s plans to improve living standards and economic growth. The project brings together climate science, government policy and private companies to ensure tackling climate change is incorporated into building a resilient, sustainable and competitive future for UK industry.

Previously, I was a Research Fellow for the UK Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP), where my research focused on the integration of resource efficiency, which includes the consumption and trade of materials and products, into climate mitigation policy. I employed scenario methods and input-output analysis to both quantify the emissions consequences of consumption patterns/ trends, and to evaluate policy opportunities at different spatial scales.

I am also part-funded on the UK Energy Research Centre project ADVENT. The primary objective is to explore future UK low-carbon energy pathways and quantify what they would mean for stocks of natural capital and for the provision of ecosystem services. My contribution looks at global impacts on wider sustainability goals from alternative energy transitions.

Prizes and awards

Piers Sellers Prize for exceptional PhD research awarded by the Priestley International Centre for Climate, University of Leeds, June 2016

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Early Career Representative of the Energy Geographies Group of the Royal Geographical Society

Activities and esteem

Awarded NERC Industrial Innovation Fellowship (NE/R012881/1), Jan 18-June 21

Awarded Presidential Fellowship at the University of Manchester, Sep 18-Sep 22

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Climate Change Mitigation, University of Leeds

Award Date: 5 May 2016

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Sustainable Futures


  • Climate change mitigation
  • Sustainable consumption and production
  • Input-output analysis
  • Resource efficiency
  • Sustainability goals
  • Climate policy


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