The ETRC project is led by Dr Ben Caldecott and Dr Xiaoyan Zhou.
Lead, Sustainable Finance Performance, Oxford Sustainable Finance Group
Dr Xiaoyan Zhou
Dr Xiaoyan Zhou leads the Sustainable Finance Performance theme at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group. Her research interests focus on Sustainable Investment, Transition Risk and Institutional Shareholder Engagement. She publishes in journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics and serves as reviewer for various journals including Nature Climate Change. She won the PRI 2019 Best Quantitative Paper Award.
Director, Oxford Sustainable Finance Group and Lombard Odier Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow
Dr Ben Caldecott
Dr Ben Caldecott is the founding Director of the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group at the University of Oxford Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. At the University of Oxford, he is the inaugural Lombard Odier Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow of Sustainable Finance, the first ever endowed professorship of sustainable finance, and a Supernumerary Fellow at Oriel College. Ben is also the founding Director and Principal Investigator of the UK Centre for Greening Finance & Investment (CGFI), established by UK Research and Innovation in 2021 as the national centre to accelerate the adoption and use of climate and environmental data and analytics by financial institutions internationally. Since 2019, he has also been seconded to the UK Cabinet Office as the COP26 Strategy Advisor for Finance.
DPhil student and Research Assistant, Oxford Sustainable Finance Group
Christian Wilson is a Research Assistant in the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group at the University of Oxford. Alongside his work at Oxford, Christian is a Policy Advisor at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), focusing on Green Finance within the Clean Growth Directorate. Previously, he worked at ShareAction, the University of Cambridge, and Janus Henderson Investors.