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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Anil is currently an Associate Professor in Sustainable Aviation at the University of West London, having previously been Head of Department from 2017 to 2021. As a Senior Associate at CISL, Anil is helping to lead the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA) project. He has a background in engineering and atmospheric physics and has published widely on topics including aircraft and airport emissions and the climate impacts of aviation. He has previously worked for NATS, British Airways and easyJet in a range of roles involving operational research, flight operations and engineering. He is an expert member at the UN World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) assessing the impacts of climate change and variability on aviation. Anil’s current research interests are in airport infrastructure and the operational impacts of future aircraft, the climate impact of aircraft contrails and aviation planning and adaptation due to a changing climate

Anil Padhra
Associate Professor in Sustainable Aviation, University of West London