Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is an interdisciplinary group of researchers responsible for making final decisions on the intellectual content and format of the conference. After the conference, the Steering Committee will write the Conference Report as well as other outputs from the conference. The Steering Committee will have two meetings prior to the conference.

  • Miranda Boettcher (Steering Committee Co-Chair)

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Miranda Boettcher is a resesarch associate at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany. Her research interests...

  • Thomas Bruhn (Steering Committee Co-Chair)

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Dr. Thomas Bruhn is a physicist working transdisciplinarily at the IASS Potsdam since 2012. He is leading the research group AMA (A Mindset for...

  • Matthias Honegger

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Matthias Honegger researches the role of values and narratives in the politics of emerging climate change governance topics: carbon dioxide...

  • Sean Low

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Sean Low is a research associate at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, and a doctoral candidate at the Copernicus Institute for...

  • Stefan Schäfer

    Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam

    Stefan Schäfer leads the research group on Climate Engineering at Science, Society and Politics at IASS Potsdam. His research draws on approaches...

  • Shinichiro Asayama

    Waseda University

    Shinichiro Asayama is JSPS Research Fellow at Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, Japan, currently a Visiting Scholar...

  • Kerryn Brent

    University of Tasmania

    Kerryn Brent is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law and Deputy Director of the Australian Forum for Climate Intervention Governance at the University...

  • Holly Jean Buck

    University of California

    Holly Jean Buck is a postdoctoral fellow at UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.  Her research interests include agroecology...

  • Laura Hartman

    Roanoke College

    Laura M. Hartman is assistant professor of environmental studies at Roanoke College in Virginia, USA. She specializes in environmental humanities...

  • Daniel Heyen

    ETH Zurich

    Daniel Heyen is a postdoctoral researcher in economics at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. His research focuses mainly on the role of uncertainty and...

  • Ben Kravitz

    Indiana University, & Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

    Ben Kravitz is an expert in climate modeling studies of solar geoengineering.  He is the co-founder and coordinator of the Geoengineering Model...

  • Nadine Mengis

    Simon Fraser University

    Nadine Mengis is a climate scientist at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, studying temperature overshoot scenarios, and the impact of the...

  • Andy Parker

    SRM Governance Initiative

    Andy has worked on solar radiation management geoengineering (SRM) for over a decade, first as a Senior Policy Adviser at the Royal Society, then...

  • Feisal Rahman

    Independent University, & the International Center for Climate Change and Development

    Feisal is an Environmental Engineer by training and is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Environmental Science at...

  • Vivian Scott

    University of Edinburgh

    A researcher at the University of Edinburgh, Vivian Scott works on carbon capture and storage (CCS), energy and climate policy, and assessing the...