UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


Rethinking resources: Is a revolution in sight?

18 October 2017, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm


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UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources
0203 108 5935


G08 Sir David Davies LT, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources warmly invites you to attend a public lecture with guest speaker Bernice Lee OBE, Executive Director, Hoffmann Centre for Sustainable Resource Economy. 

Bernice Lee is Executive Director at Hoffmann Centre on the Sustainable Resource Economy, Chatham House – Royal Institute of International Affairs. She was Director for Climate Change and Resource Security Initiatives at the World Economic Forum (2014-2016) and Research Director for Energy, Environment and Resources at Chatham House (2007-2013). She was also a member of the Climate Change Advisory Board of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, the Queen Elizabeth Academy of International Leadership and the External Review Committee of Royal Dutch Shell.

Her work was covered in international media including the Financial Times, BBC, New York Times, Reuters, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Caijing and in the Harvard Business Review and the Americas Quarterly.

Other professional experience include: Team Leader for the Interdependencies on Energy and Climate Security for the China and Europe Project; Policy and Strategy Adviser at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva; Policy Director at the Aga Khan Foundation (UK); Officer in the Strategic Planning Unit in the UN Secretary-General's office in New York; Warren Weaver Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation; and Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Bernice holds degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science and Oxford University, where she was a College Scholar for three years.

Bernice was awarded an OBE for services to UK-China climate change cooperation in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List in 2011.

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For further information, please contact: sustainable-resources@ucl.ac.uk