Sam Fankhauser is Professor of Climate Economics and Policy at the University of Oxford, where he is affiliated with the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and the School of Geography and the Environment. He is also Research Director of Oxford Net Zero and an Official Fellow of Reuben College.
Before moving to Oxford, Sam was Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, where he remains a Visiting Professor. He has also worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility. He was an inaugural member of the UK Climate Change Committee, a Non-Executive Director of CDC Group (now British International Investment) and an Associate Director of economics consultancy Vivid Economics.
Sam has studied economics at the University of Berne (Switzerland), the London School of Economics and University College London.