Jim Hall

Professor of Climate and Environmental Risk (School of Geography and the Environment) Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Jim Hall is the Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks at the Environmental Change Institute in the University of Oxford, and a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Engineering Science in the University of Oxford. Hall is Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the UK’s national academy of engineering. He is a member of the UK independent Committee on Climate Change Adaptation.

Hall has 29 years of experience in infrastructure research and practice and currently leads the UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC). The ITRC has developed the world’s first national infrastructure simulation models for appraisal of infrastructure investment and risks. As a result of this work, Hall’s book "The Future of National Infrastructure: A System of Systems Approach" was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016. He sits on the Expert Advisory Group for the UK National Infrastructure Commission and Chairs the DAFNI Data and Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure.