SOAS University of London

Centre for Sustainable Finance

Centre for Sustainable Finance Members

Director:  Dr Ulrich Volz

Deputy Director: Dr Harald Heubaum

Professor Gerhard Kling
Gerhard Kling

Mergers & Acquisitions, International Business, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Mathematical & Statistical Modelling

  • Tel: 020 7898 4821
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  • Room: 529
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday 10 - 12
Dr Risa Morimoto
Risa Morimoto

Environmental economics, Development economics, Economics of hydropower development, Energy economics, Transport economics,  Economics of sustainable business, Sustainable economic development policy in developing countries, Climate change.

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4730
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  • Room: 274
  • Academic Support Hours: Thursdays 10:00 to 12:00 (Term 1)

Dr Thomas Marois
Thomas Marois

Political Economy; Emerging finance capitalism; Privatization; Alternative development; Banking, finance, and development; Mexico, Turkey, other emerging capitalisms; State-capital-labour relations; State theory; Internationalization.

  • Tel: 0207 898 4503
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  • Room: 293
  • Academic Support Hours: Bookable online here:
Professor Victor Murinde
Victor Murinde

Mega Trends in Global Finance; Inclusive Finance; Financial Institutions, Markets and Instruments; Financial Modelling & Forecasting

  • Tel: 020 7898 4057
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  • Room: 541
  • Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 3-5 or by email appointment

Dr Gregor Semieniuk
Gregor Semieniuk

Growth and distribution; theory of competition; finance and innovation in the energy sector; Bayesian inference

  • Tel: 020 7898 4219
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  • Room: 264
  • Academic Support Hours: by appointment via email
Dr Harald Heubaum
Deputy Director
Harald Haubaum

Energy and climate policy in Europe, the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region; institutional change and innovation in global energy, climate and financial governance; data for climate and sustainable finance; decarbonisation of transport; low-carbon cities, resilient infrastructure and urban resource management; public policy

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4362
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  • Room: 4431
  • Academic Support Hours: By appointment

Dr Ulrich Volz
Centre Director
Ulrich Volz

International Finance, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Financial Market Development and Stability, Development and Transition Economics, Global Economic Governance, East Asian Financial Markets

  • Tel: +44(0) 207 898 4721
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  • Room: 285
  • Academic Support Hours: By appointment
Ms Felicia Jackson
Felicia Jackson

Global finance, sustainability and climate change; energy and climate policy and governance; energy transition; systemic change; climate risk, financial resilience; the economics of climate change; data for climate and sustainable finance.

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  • Room: 4433
  • Academic Support Hours: By appointment

Dr Thomas Tanner
Tom Tanner

Research: climate change policy and planning, anticipatory decision-making, urban resilience, policy processes and political economy.

Professor Christine Oughton
Christine Oughton

Industrial organisation and policy, innovation, sustainable development and corporate governance, including the governance and regulation of sport

  • Tel: 020 7898 4410
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  • Room: 532
  • Academic Support Hours: Wednesday 3:30 - 4:30 and Friday 3 - 4