Dr Ben Caldecott and Professor Nathalie Seddon have been appointed to the Adaptation Committee of the U.K.’s Climate Change Committee, an independent statutory body established under the 2008 Climate Change Act to advise U.K. policy makers.
Dr Ben Caldecott is the founding Director of the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford. He is also the inaugural Lombard Odier Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow of Sustainable Finance. He specialises in environment, energy, and sustainability issues and works at the intersection between finance, public policy, and academe.
Nathalie Seddon is Professor of Biodiversity and Founding Director of the Nature-based Solutions Initiative in the Department of Biology at the University of Oxford, and Director of the Agile Initiative and co-lead of the Biodiversity and Society Programme at the Oxford Martin School. She is also founding non-executive Director of the Oxford University Social Venture, Nature-based Insetting.