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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

The assignment supervisors play a central role in guiding and supporting students through their assignments by providing subject knowledge and direction. 

Assignment supervisors – all of whom have direct experience of working to implement sustainability responses – are drawn from industry, academia and civil society. They support students in their individual assignments and the group project during the continuous route. Supervisors serve as assessors for assignments and provide constructive feedback to students. They may also deliver workshop sessions in their areas of expertise and facilitate group discussions. 

Biographies for some of our most recent supervisors can be found below. Supervisors may change for future cohorts. In year 2 of the continuous route students will work with a different dissertation supervisor.

Read more about our supervisors thoughts on the importance of sustainability education for business leaders here


Continuous route supervisors

Richard Burrett
Chief Sustainability Officer, Earth Capital
Giorgio Caselli
Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Business Research, Cambridge Judge Business School
Sustainable Finance Specialist in the Climate and ESG Solution at Ortec Finance
Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Bernhard Dusch
Professor for Design, Stuttgart Media University for Applied Science
Alison Hampton
Founder of Alma Verde Advisors
Independent chair of the Risk & Compliance Committee at Asper
Professor Angus Morrison-Saunders
Professor, Environmental Management, School of Science, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Extraordinary Professor, Environmental Sciences and Management, North West University, South Africa
Judith Plummer-Braeckman
Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Dr Jenny  Pope
Member of the Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia
Director, Integral Sustainability
Dr Doroteya  Vladimirova
Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership