Markos Zachariadis holds the Greensill Chair of Financial Technology (FinTech) & Information Systems at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS), University of Manchester. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Financial & Monetary Systems, and a FinTech Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Digital Innovation (CDI), University of Cambridge. Professor Zachariadis’ research sits at the cross section of economics of technology, digital innovation strategy, and financial technology studies.
Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester & World Economic Forum
University of Exeter
Chendi Zhang is Professor of Finance and Director of Research (Finance and Accounting) at the University of Exeter. He is also the Director of the Exeter Sustainable Finance Centre. He specialises in corporate finance, sustainable and responsible finance, behavioural finance, and emerging markets finance. Prior to joining Exeter in 2019, he was a tenured Associate Professor of Finance at Warwick Business School. After his PhD from Tilburg University, he worked as a consultant for the World Bank.
Ben joined the IFS as a Research Economist in 2017. His work focuses on the public finances, with a particular focus on public spending, and on the health and social care system. Previous and ongoing research includes analysis of the impact of cuts in spending on social care, an investigation of socioeconomic inequalities in healthcare utilisation, and a study into the effects of disruptions to teams of nursing staff.
Esha Zaveri is an Economist with the Water Global Practice of the World Bank with primary research interests in water resource management, climate impacts, environmental health, and the use of geospatial data with statistical analysis to study interactions between the environment, and social and economic systems. Prior to joining the Bank, Esha was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University’s Center on Food Security and the Environment where she is an affiliated scholar.
Bennett Institute, Cambridge University and Grantham Research Institute, LSE
Dimitri Zenghelis is Senior Advisor for the Wealth Economy Project on social and natural capital centred at the Bennett Institute, Cambridge University and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics. He is a Senior Associate Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. He was until recently Head of Policy at the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE and Acting Chief Economist for the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. Previously, he headed the Stern Review Team at the Office of Climate Change, London, and was a lead author on the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, commissioned by the then Chancellor Gordon Brown.
Binghamton University (SUNY)
Ruohao Zhang is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Binghamton University (SUNY). His academic research covers environmental economics, public economics and applied econometrics. His recent research focuses on the topics that relate to environmental regulation, public goods theory, air pollution and health consequences, and environmental justice.