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Directors

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Joy O'Neill
Director

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Joy has an MSc in Learning and Teaching from Kellogg College. She has worked in educational leadership for over 20 years and has Fellowships with the Chartered College of Teaching, Higher Education Academy and Royal Society of Arts. Since 2018 she has been working with and researching care farming and community food projects. In 2020 she was awarded a Churchill Fellowship looking at global care farming.

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Harrykrishna Padiachy
Action Director

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Harry is an entrepreneur active in clean tech consultancy and real estate with significant experience in emerging markets. He graduated from Regent’s Park College with a Masters in Business Administration.

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Jamie Anderson
Engagement Director

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Jamie holds a DPhil in Archaeological Science from Hertford and currently works to mitigate climate change and build food justice at the local level with Denver Food Rescue in the USA.

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Vaanee Stock-Williams
Events Director

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Vaanee runs a management consultancy in The Netherlands, applying her wide-ranging career experience from various sectors. She is passionate about environmental impact and organising events that matter.

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Andrew Lee
Communications Director

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Andrew’s DPhil in Social Geography from Hertford College was completed with David Harvey, looking at social issues with young people in London. He is a long serving geography educator working in London. He is currently conducting research into communicating climate change issues to school and university students.

Committee

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Tracy Jin Cui
Regional Director, Asia Pacific

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Tracy is Head of hydrogen policy and renewable energy innovation at the Australian Capital Territory Government. Over the past decade, Tracy has delivered national, regional, and international climate tech initiatives. She is a graduate from the Environmental Change Institute and St John’s College

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Olga Krylova
Regional Director, Europe

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[Bio coming soon]

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Nicholas Gough
Treasurer

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Human science graduate of Keble College who is currently working as an Associate in KPMG’s Climate Risk & Strategy Team. His work involves helping companies understand and report their climate ambitions and strategies.

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Artemis Gause
Database Project Lead

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[Bio coming soon]

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Dominique Vassie
Graphics Specialist

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A Somerville biology graduate who currently works as a freelance artist, designer and illustrator. Recently graduated MSc Biodiversity and Conservation from University of Leeds with an interest in linking art and science.

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Prajwal Baral
Membership & Fundraising Director

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Prajwal is an entrepreneurial consultant and engineer providing wide ranging sustainability services at the intersection of policy, finance, and technology. He graduated from Oriel College with a Master of Science in Environmental Change and Management. At Oxford, he was Sir Walter Raleigh Scholar and Boardman Scholar. 

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Hugh Macleod
Content Lead

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After reading English at Brasenose, Hugh spent a decade in the Middle East as a foreign correspondent and filmmaker before taking the MSt in International Human Rights Law at New and qualifying as a barrister.

Trustees

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Michal Fonea
Chair of Trustees

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Co-founder of Material Future, a clean energy company, Michal was Senior Manager at the UN’s responsible investors network, and holds an MSc in Environmental Policy from Kellogg.

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Ben Tuppen
Trustee

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An engineering graduate of Balliol, Ben’s career in supply chain and scaling branded businesses, including Innocent Drinks, inspired his move into sustainability and action on net zero.

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Amir Sokolowski
Trustee

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 Associate director for Climate with CDP and advisor to the Chair of the Least Developed Countries in UNFCCC negotiations. Amir wrote an Mphil on geography and the environment from Mansfield.

Any of the committee would be pleased to hear from you directly, or if in doubt who to speak to, email info@oxfordclimatealumni.com

The team is growing, so please check out the opportunities on the Join the team page.