People

Dr Matt Ives

Senior Research Fellow, Senior Research Associate in Complex Systems Economic Modelling, Oxford University Centre for the Environment

Oxford Martin School, Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment

Matt’s current research focusses on the development of modelling infrastructure systems (including energy, water, waste, transport and information technology) to help improve our understanding of future capacity requirements, their interdependencies and the implications of socio-economic and climatic uncertainty on our sustainability and economic prosperity.

E: matthew.ives@smithschool.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Rachel James

Supernumerary Teaching Fellow in Physical Geography

School of Geography and the Environment

Rachel is working to integrate the Environmental Change Institute’s climate modelling programme with research on climate impacts and risks, including in hydrology, ecosystems, and infrastructure systems. The ultimate aim is to provide end-to-end climate services for adaptation decision makers.

E: rachel.james@ouce.ox.ac.uk
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Dr Valentin Jeutner

Junior Research Fellow in Law

Faculty of Law, Pembroke College

Valentin Jeutner is a lawyer and a researcher who is interested in exploring to which extent public international law can assist with the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts concerning transboundary water resources in principle, but particularly in the Middle East.

E: valentin.jeutner@pmb.ox.ac.uk
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Dr David Johnstone

Senior Visiting Research Associate

School of Geography and the Environment

David Johnstone has over 45 years practical experience in the water and sanitation sector in the UK and overseas. His expertise lies in wastewater treatment processes and strengthening the operational and managerial capacity of developing world water utilities.

E: davidwmj@gmail.com
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Jacob Katuva

DPhil Researcher

School of Geography and the Environment

Jacob is examining the impacts of mining and irrigation on water resources and human development. His research aims to understand how development projects affect groundwater quantity and quality, ecosystems services, water supply and sanitation, health, education and energy, both spatially and temporally. Supervisor: Dr Rob Hope

E: jacob.katuva@spc.ox.ac.uk