Professor Jim Hall

Director , Environmental Change Institute

Professor Jim Hall FREng is Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks in the University of Oxford. His research focuses upon management of climate-related risks in infrastructure. Jim is a member of the UK Committee on Climate Change. He sits on the Public Voice Committee of the Institution of Civil Engineers and was a member of the panel conducting the Institution of Civil Engineer’s 2014 State of the Nation Infrastructure assessment and the National Needs Assessment – A Vision for UK Infrastructure.  He advises the World Bank on water security and is editor of the AGU journal Water Resources Research. Jim leads the UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium, which has developed the world’s first national infrastructure simulation models for appraisal of national infrastructure investment and risks. His book “The Future of National Infrastructure: A System of Systems Approach” was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016. He sits on the Expert Advisory Group for the National Infrastructure Commission and Chairs the DAFNI Data and Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure.

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