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  • Senior Research Associate, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Dr Graham Sinden is a Senior Research Associate at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford.

Previously he was the Executive Director of Climate Strategies, where he held overall responsibility for management and development of the company. Prior to heading Climate Strategies, Graham was a Senior Strategy Manager at the Carbon Trust, where he led strategy and international engagement on global carbon assessment, emissions embodied in trade and product carbon footprinting, and advises on renewable energy and carbon abatement policy.

Graham is the UK expert to the International Standards Organisation (ISO) on greenhouse gas assessment, and was a member of the London 2012 Olympic Carbon Advisory Group.

Previously, Graham authored PAS 2050 (the product carbon footprinting standard) and was a Steering Group member of the WRI/WBCSD GHG Protocol Supply Chain Initiative. He has been a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and has investigated integration and system security aspects of large-scale renewable electricity generating capacity. He has has advised the UK Government on energy policy.

Graham holds a D.Phil. and M.Sc. from Oxford University, and a B.Sc. from Sydney University.