Our Team

Brian O'Callaghan

Lead Researcher and Project Manager

Brian is Lead Researcher and Project Manager of the Economic Recovery Project. He is an Australian Rhodes Scholar and Consultant at the Robertson Foundation, covering topics in Energy and the Environment. He is also a consultant to government and business groups on issues relating to the energy and climate transitions.

Brian is on a leave of absence from Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Before BCG Brian was a Junior Fellow for the Australian Centre for Innovation and International Competitiveness. Brian holds degrees in Engineering (First Class Honours with the University Medal) and Commerce (Finance and International Business) from the University of Sydney.

Professor Cameron Hepburn

Director of the Smith School

Cameron Hepburn is Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Oxford, and Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. He also serves as the Director of the Economics of Sustainability Programme, based at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School.

Cameron has published widely on energy, resources and environmental challenges across disciplines including engineering, biology, philosophy, economics, public policy and law, drawing on degrees in law and engineering (Melbourne University) and masters and doctorate in economics (Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar). He has co-founded three successful businesses and has provided advice on energy and environmental policy to government ministers (e.g. China, India, UK and Australia) and international institutions (e.g. OECD, UN).

Alex Money

Director of Innovative
Infrastructure Investment
Programme, Smith School

Nigel Yau

Research Assistant,
University of Oxford

Thyra Lee

Research Assistant,
University of Oxford

Alex Sadler

Research Assistant,
University of Oxford

Alex Clark

DPhil (PhD) Student investigating
stranded asset risk in China,
Smith School

 

Henrietta Flodell

Research Assistant,
University of Oxford

 

David Tritsch

Research Assistant,
University of Oxford

 

Leah Tillmann-Morris

Research Assistant,
University of Oxford

 

Francois Cohen

Postdoctoral researcher working
on carbon sequestration in land
use, INET

Emily Wen

Research Assistant,
University of Toronto

Hari Kope

Research Assistant,
University of Oxford

Em Murdock

Research Assistant,
Harvard University

Deiana Hristov

Research Assistant,
University of Oxford