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Together with our international research partners, LEEP brings together experts from the diversity of social, economic and natural sciences needed to provide an integrated understanding of the ways in which these complex systems interact.

Directors

Professor Ian Bateman

(LEEP Institute)

Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Exeter Business School and Director of the South West Partnership for Environment & Economic Prosperity (SWEEP)

Professor Brett Day

(LEEP Institute)

Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Exeter Business School

Members

Rebecca Abrahams

Rebecca Abrahams

SWEEP Impact Officer at the University of Exeter

Professor Martin Attrill

Professor of Marine Ecology at the University of Plymouth

SWEEP Marine Co-Lead

Professor Melanie Austen

Professor of Ocean and Society at the University of Plymouth 

SWEEP Marine Co-Lead

Sian de Bell

Dr Sian de Bell

SWEEP Impact Fellow at the University of Exeter Medical School

Dr Amy Binner

Senior Lecturer LEEP at the University of Exeter Business School

(Currently on maternity leave)

Dr Ross Brown

Senior Research Fellow at the Biological Sciences Department - University of Exeter

SWEEP Impact Fellow 

Christopher Lee Dr Arlan Brucal Lecturer in Economics (Education and Research) at the University of Exeter Business School

Wendy Cowell

Personal Assistant to Directors – LEEP Institute at the University of Exeter Business School

Dr Katrina Davis

LEEP Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Sabrina Eisenbarth

Lecturer in Economics (LEEP) at the University of Exeter Business School

Dr Michela Faccioli

Research Fellow in Environmental Economics/SWEEP Impact Fellow at the University of Exeter Business School

Dr Carlo Fezzi

Senior Lecturer (LEEP) at the University of Exeter Business School
Christopher Lee

Professor Ben Groom

Professor of Economics and Dragon Capital Chair of Biodiversity Economics at the University of Exeter Business School

Professor Guangtao Fu

Professor of Water Intelligence and SWEEP Principle Investigator at the Engineering Department - University of Exeter

 

Professor Kevin Gaston

Professor of Biodiversity and Conservation and SWEEP Biodiversity and SME Lead at the Biological Sciences Department - University of Exeter

Dr William Gaze

Professor of Microbiology and SWEEP Health Co-Lead at the College of Medicine and Health - University of Exeter

Kate Hind

SWEEP Impact Fellow at the University of Business School 

Dr Tara Hooper

SWEEP Project Principal Investigator at the University of Plymouth

Professor Alex Inman

Professor of Practice (LEEP) at the University of Business School 
Philip Laws

Phillip Laws

LEEP and SWEEP Project Finance Assistant Manager at the University of Exeter 
Christopher Lee

Boyi Liang

Visiting Postdoc from Peking University

Christopher Lee

Dr Christopher Lee

Impact Fellow at the University of Exeter Business School 

Rebecca Lovell

Dr Rebecca Lovell

Research Fellow and SWEEP Co-Investigator at the University of Exeter Medical School

Dr Ilya Maclean

Associate Professor of Global Change Biology and SWEEP Co-Investigator at the Biological Sciences Department - University of Exeter
Christopher Lee

Dr Mattia Mancini

LEEP Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter

Professor Gerd Masselink

 

Professor of Coastal Geomorphology at the University of Plymouth

SWEEP Coastal Protection Lead

Dr Jonathan Mosedale

Associate Research Fellow and SWEEP Impact Fellow at the Biological Sciences Department - University of Exeter

Professor Juliet Osborne

Chair in Applied Ecology and SWEEP Food Sector Lead at the Biological Sciences Department - University of Exeter

Dr Nathan Owen

(LEEP Institute)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Timothy Poate

(University of Plymouth)

Senior Research Consultant at the University of Plymouth 

SWEEP Impact Fellow

Dr Sian Rees

Associate Professor of Social-Ecological Systems (Research) at the University of Plymouth

SWEEP Co-Investigator and Senior Impact Fellow

Dr Dawn Scott

SWEEP Programme Manager at the University of Exeter Business School

Samantha Starkey

SWEEP Communications Officer at the University of Plymouth

Dr Kit Stokes

Senior Research Fellow (Impact) at the University of Plymouth

SWEEP Impact Fellow

Diana Tingley

Dr Diana Tingley

SWEEP Impact Evaluation Manager at the University of Exeter Business School 

Dr Grace Twinston-Davies

SWEEP Impact Fellow at the Biological Sciences Department - University of Exeter

Professor Charles Tyler

Professor of Environmental Biology/Academic Lead and SWEEP Water Co-Lead at the Biological Sciences Department - University of Exeter

Dr James Webber

SWEEP Research Fellow at the Engineering Department - University of Exeter

Dr Ben Wheeler

SWEEP Senior Research Fellow at the College of Medicine and Health - University of Exeter

Sara Zonneveld

SWEEP Impact Fellow at the Biological Sciences Department - University of Exeter

PhD Students

Ben Balmford

(LEEP Institute)

PhD Researcher

Gemma Delafield

(LEEP Institute)

PhD Researcher
Christopher Lee

Frankie Cho

(LEEP Institute)

PhD Researcher

Affiliates

Mr Matthew Agarwala University of East Anglia
Dr Barnaby Andrews University of East Anglia
Tomas Badura University of East Anglia
Dr Angela Cassidy University of Exeter
Associate Professor Thiago Fonseca Morello Ramalho da Silva Center for Engineering, Modeling and Applied Social Sciences (CECS) at UFABC
Louis Haddrell University of Exeter
Associate Professor Solmaria Halleck-Vega Wageningen University & Research
Dr Amii Harwood University of East Anglia
Dr Keith Howe University of Exeter
Alex Rusby Harrow School for Boys
Dr Greg Smith CSIRO
Professor Michael Winter OBE University of Exeter

Honorary appointments

Professor Tim O’Riordan Honorary Professor (University of East Anglia)
Professor Kerry Turner Honorary Visiting Professor (University of East Anglia)
Gretchen Daily Bing Professor of Environmental Science at Stanford University
Dieter Helm Official Fellow in Economics at New College, Oxford, Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Oxford, Professorial Research Fellow of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and Chair of the Natural Capital Committee
Dame Georgina Mace Professor of Biodiversity and Ecosystems and Director of the UCL Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research (CBER)
Tim O’Riordan

Emeritus Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia

Stephen Polasky Regents Professor and the Fesler-Lampert Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics at the University of Minnesota
Sir Robert Watson Director of Strategic Development at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia