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Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellows

Dr Elia Apostolopoulou, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

Dr Elia Apostolopoulou, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

  • Dr Apostolopoulou is the Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship in Infrastructure and Sustainable Communities, supported by The Equal Opportunities Foundation.
  • Elia Apostolopoulou conducts research on China’s Belt and Road Initiative. She has a PhD in political ecology from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has held post-doctoral and lectureship positions in the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and she has been an academic visitor in the Finnish Environment Institute, and the Center for Place, Culture and Politics in City University of New York. She has published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers in high quality journals and her work is widely read within and beyond the academia and has informed national and local policy.
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Dr Anna Barford, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

Dr Anna Barford, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

  • Dr Anna Barford is the Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow in Pathways to a Circular Economy, supported by Unilever.
  • She is interested in how we can effectively redesign our models of production and consumption so that value is cycled, whilst ensuring a socially and economically just transition. Anna’s research offers a systematic review and theorisation of the social in the circular economy, and a detailed case study of circularity within the Indonesian consumer goods industry.
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Emma  Garnett , Prince of Wales Junior Research Fellow

Emma Garnett , Prince of Wales Junior Research Fellow

  • Emma joined CISL in September 2020 as a Research Associate to work on sustainability in supermarket supply chains. For her PhD she tested which interventions were most effective to reduce meat consumption and increase vegetarian sales in university cafeterias. She has previously worked with several different academic institutions, NGOs and businesses including the University of Kiel (Germany), Microsoft Research (UK) and Zoological Society London (UK). More generally, Emma is interested in understanding how to equitably overcome economic, political and social barriers to conserving biodiversity and reaching absolute zero greenhouse gas emissions.

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Dr Dina  Khalifa , Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

Dr Dina Khalifa , Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

  • Dina is an experienced academic in the areas of luxury branding and marketing with more than 10 years of teaching experience in both the UK and Egypt. She has a PhD in luxury brand marketing with a focus on consumption consumer responses to identity threats and social exclusion She has supervised master and PhD dissertations on various topics such as status, envy and inequalities, the meaning and significance of the Hijab identity in the age of Islamophobia and the impact of influencer marketing on luxury consumption and consumer well-being.

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Caroline  Lee, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

Caroline Lee, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

  • Caroline Lee is the Prince of Wales Fellow in retail organisations engagement activities and community wellbeing supported by ASDA. She is a Senior Research Associate with over 20 years’ experience in project and programme evaluation and research across a variety of policy areas, including public health, mental health, employment, education, and childcare. With experience across the range of research methodologies, she favours qualitative approaches, and is interested in participatory methods.
  • Caroline has recently been conducting a review of on community-based initiatives in support of mental health of older adults at times of psychosocial stress; and contributing to a participatory review of community involvement in place-based decision-making. Caroline is also co-leading a realist informed case study in this region for a national project on local authorities approaches to improving public health and reducing inequalities in the context of austerity.
  • Other recent projects include: developing age-friendly rural communities: the contribution of local participatory planning processes; reviewing the potential of time credit systems for improving public health; supporting local commissioners in developing evaluation frameworks for a healthy communities fund; increasing attention to ethnicity and migration within public health; engaging communities in thinking about dementia risk; investigating peer support approaches to social care for older prisoners; and evaluating a creative participatory approach to research with young people attending Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
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Dr Gabriel Okello, Prince of Wales Junior Research Fellow

Dr Gabriel Okello, Prince of Wales Junior Research Fellow

  • Gabriel joined CISL July 2020 as Research Associate. Gabriel is a research active expert with vast experience in renewable energy, air pollution assessment and human exposure science. He is interested in human exposure science with specific interests in the health effects of air pollution and interventions relating to automobile exhaust emissions, biomass fuel smoke, second-hand smoke and emissions from industries. Gabriel is passionate about promoting evidence-based policies and citizen science to reduce human exposure to air pollutants in outdoor, indoor and workplace settings. His research aims to encourage the uptake of air pollution measures and to strengthen knowledge surrounding public health benefits due to cleaner air in all settings; thereby building capacity around the use of air pollution information in healthcare to help manage patients with respiratory disease and multimorbidity.

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Dr Pablo Salas, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

Dr Pablo Salas, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

  • Dr Salas is the Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow in Radical Innovation and Disruption, supported by Paul and Michelle Gilding.
  • Addressing complex global challenges requires capabilities far beyond the reach of a single field of study. It is with this motivation that Pablo became an interdisciplinary scholar. His academic background combines undergraduate studies on electrical engineering, with extensive training in physics, mathematics, computing sciences and dynamic systems and postgraduate studies in economics and land economy. Throughout his career, Pablo has applied the knowledge acquired in his formal education into innovative and impactful projects. From building robots to support education to designing and implementing the first large scale system for automatic detection of wildfires in Chile, Pablo has always embraced complex challenges and tackles them using collaborative interdisciplinary approaches. After working four years in the telecommunications industry in Chile, he decided to come back to academia, where he has been since 2009, first in Germany and now in the UK.
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Dr Polina Yaseneva, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

Dr Polina Yaseneva, Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow

  • Dr Yaseneva is the Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellow in Transforming the Pulp and Paper Industry, supported by Sappi.
  • Polina joined CISL Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme in October 2019 to work on pathways of sustainable industrial transformation within pulp and paper industry. The emphasis of her work will be on life cycle assessment (LCA) and tools development bridging chemistry, environmental analysis and process design. She obtained MSc degree in ecology from Novosibirsk State University (Russia) followed by PhD in Chemistry at Cardiff University. During her post-doctoral positions at Universities of Warwick and Cambridge she was involved in European projects SYNFLOW, MONOCAT and MEASURE as an expert on sustainability assessment and metrics for evaluation of new chemical technologies. She was also involved in The Cambridge Centre for Carbon Reduction in Chemical Technology (C4T) in Singapore working on valorisation of bio-waste into high-value molecules.
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