Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is an interdisciplinary group of twelve early-career researchers responsible for making final decisions on the intellectual content and format of the conference. After CEC17, the Steering Committee will write the Conference Report as well as other outputs from the conference. The Steering Committee will have two meetings prior to the conference.

  • Stefan Schäfer (Steering Committee Chair)

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Stefan Schäfer leads the research program “Emerging Technologies and Social Transformations in the Anthropocene” at the Institute for Advanced...

  • Miranda Boettcher

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Miranda Boettcher is a resesarch associate at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany. Her research interests...

  • Holly Jean Buck

    Cornell University

    Holly Jean Buck is a PhD candidate in Development Sociology at Cornell University, where she looks at human-environment interactions.  Her...

  • George Collins

    Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre

    George Collins has worked on a variety of climate change topics, including common-law climate litigation, international treaty processes, a...

  • Daniel Heyen

    London School of Economics

    Daniel Heyen is a postdoctoral researcher in environmental economics. He is based at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of...

  • Clare Heyward

    University of Warwick

    Clare Heyward is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Warwick, working on the project Global Justice and Geoengineering. Clare is...

  • Ben Kravitz

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

    Ben Kravitz is a climate scientist in the Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest...

  • Sean Low

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Sean Low is a research associate at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany. His research focuses on the uses and...

  • Nigel Moore

    Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy

    Nigel Moore is Manager of Global Programs and Initiatives at the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy, located at the University of Waterloo...

  • Andy Parker

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Andy Parker is a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies and the project director for the SRM Governance Initiative (...

  • Vivian Scott

    University of Edinburgh

    A researcher at the University of Edinburgh, Vivian Scott works on carbon capture and storage (CCS), energy and climate policy, and assessing the...

  • Naomi Vaughan

    University of East Anglia

    Naomi (Nem) Vaughan is a lecturer at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of...