Professor Samuel Fankhauser


Director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change
Deputy Director of the ESRC-funded Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

Sam Fankhauser

Professor Sam Fankhauser is Co-Director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and Deputy Director of the ESRC-funded Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, both at The London School of Economics and Political Science.

He is also an Associate Director at economics consultancy Vivid Economics and a Non-Executive Director of CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution.

Previously, Sam worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility. From 2008 to 2016 he was a member of the UK Committee on Climate Change.


Expertise: adaptation to climate change; carbon markets; climate change economics; energy; environment