People

Sarfaraz Adnan

DPhil - REACH

School of Geography and the Environment

Adnan is a DPhil working on the Bangladesh stream of the REACH programme. His research has concerns climate change, environment and disaster risk. Supervisor: Prof Jim Hall.

E: mohammed.adnan@oriel.ox.ac.uk

Daniel Adshead

DPhil - ITRC

Environmental Change Institute

Daniel’s doctoral research looks at informed decision-making within cross-sectoral infrastructure systems, with a focus on performance indicators, adaptive pathways modelling, and governance structures. He has a research background in development economics and environmental management, and broader interests in sustainable development, water security, and climate adaptation.

E: daniel.adshead@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Dr Ariell Ahearn

GCRF-ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Geography and the Environment

Ariell’s current research aims to understand the relationship between social systems, resource distribution and governance frameworks in regions undergoing economic transformation. She specializes in qualitative research, using methods such as ethnographic participant observation, interviewing, mapping and immersive field work to document and analyze the conditions that inform human decision-making and organization.

E: ariell.ahearn-ligham@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Professor Myles Allen

Professor of Geosystem Science; Head of Climate Dynamics Group

School of Geography and the Environment

Myles Allen examines how human and natural influences on climate contribute to observed climate change and risks of extreme weather and in quantifying their implications for long-range climate forecasts.

E: myles.allen@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Atif Ansar

Programme Director of the MSc in Major Programme Management

Saïd Business School

Atif’s research focuses on delivering major infrastructure and integrated real estate programmes cheaper, faster, and with greater sensitivity to the needs of end-users. He has published on the economic costs of large dams.

E: atif.ansar@bsg.ox.ac.uk
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