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Energy Transitions Research at the University of Cambridge

Tuesday, 19 April, 2016 - 12:30 to 14:00
Event location: 
Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, Seminar Room SG1, University of Cambridge

Speaker: Atif Ansar (Oxford)

Dr Atif Ansar is a Lecturer at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and an Associate Fellow of the Saïd Business School. His research focuses on delivering major infrastructure and integrated real estate programmes cheaper, faster, and with greater sensitivity to the needs of end-users.

Prior to joining the Blavatnik School of Government, Atif was a Research Fellow at the BT Centre for Major Programme Management at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Building on this experience he continues to conduct collaborative research on infrastructure megaprojects with Professor Bent Flyvbjerg and colleagues at Saïd Business School.

Atif teaches on the Master in Public Policy (MPP), the Masters in Business Administration (MBA), and the MSc in Major Programme Management and helps deliver executive education programmes such as the UK Government’s Major Projects Leadership Academy (MPLA) for top civil servants.

Atif has widely consulted for the World Bank and private sector clients. At the World Bank, Atif’s work focused on infrastructure and social development. His work for the private sector has been in the area of project finance in Russia, Ukraine, and Africa and improving decision practice and outcomes of capital investment projects.


This talk is a part of the CRASSH Energy@Cambridge In search of the 'Good' Energy Policy Seminar Series.


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Marc Ozawa
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