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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics


Dr Nazia M Habib, FRSA is the Founding Research Centre Director for the Centre of Resilience and Sustainable Development (CSDP), at the University of Cambridge, UK, where she holds academic positions both in the Department of Engineering and the Department of Land Economy. Trained in political economies, she specializes on socio-dynamic systems design and action-research related to applied resilience in the domain of Sustainable Investment, Responsible Innovation and Good Governance. She focuses on emerging issues within economies and worked with over twenty countries. Dr Habib regularly presents and writes on how to scale up the complex global value chain by integrating environmental, societal and political values. She is also the Cambridge Sustainable Investment Partnership (CSIP) and the developer of the Sustainable Investment Markers (SIMS) which has been adapted by. Among her prestigious awards and fellowships includes Commonwealth Fellowship, Newton Fellowship, and Harvard Sustainability Science Fellowship to name a few. Currently, she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and a founding board member to Carbonless Asia, the Harvard Univesity’s Alumni Associations’ to Climate Group and several local NGOs in Asia.

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