Dr Chris Hope

Reader in Policy Modelling at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

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Reader in Policy Modelling, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Dr Chris Hope is Reader in Policy Modelling at Judge Business School. He obtained a First Class honours degree in Physics from the University of Oxford, and a PhD in the economic modelling of renewable energy from the University of Cambridge.

He was a Lead Author and Review Editor for the Third and Fourth Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded a half share of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.

He was the specialist advisor to the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs Inquiry into aspects of the economics of climate change, and an advisor on the PAGE model to the Stern review on the Economics of Climate Change. In 2007, he was awarded the Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award from the European Academy of Business in Society and the Aspen Institute.

His research interests involve numerical information in public policy and the integrated assessment modelling of climate change, and he has published extensively in books and peer-reviewed journals. He has recently completed PAGE09, the latest version of the PAGE integrated assessment model.

  • 2 February 2017, 5:30pm

    Climate seminar 2: The Climate Change Act and timescales for policy and action

    In the second of the 2017 Climate Change Lecture Series, Clive Maxwell from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, will talk about "The Climate Change Act and Timescales for Policy and Action".

  • 26 January 2017, 4pm

    How to measure what can’t easily be measured

    The NIHR is working to shorten the time taken to develop drugs and other therapies, with the aim of reducing the length of the average process by 20 months. As part of this Push the Pace programme, NOCRI is aiming to develop a method for measuring the impact of the time reduction.