Research Associate, Energy, Environment and Resources
Sian Bradley

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Siân is a research associate in the Energy, Environment and Resources (EER) Department at Chatham House, where she works on sustainability issues and low-carbon transition with an emphasis on energy and extractives. Her research includes climate-related risks and green growth strategies in resource-driven economies, and China’s international engagement around energy, resources and low-carbon development. She also plays a key role in development of the Chatham House Resource Trade Database.

Prior to joining Chatham House, she worked as an analyst for a risk consultancy, where she advised international organizations and companies on environmental, social and governance factors, and developed risk indices and mapping tools.

She holds an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE).  

Areas of expertise

  • Climate risk and green growth in resource-driven economies  
  • China and global resources investment, trade and governance
  • Low-carbon, energy and industrial policy 

Past experience

2011-2013Analyst, Africa, Maplecroft
2009-2010MSc International Relations, London School of Economics
2004-2007BSc Politics and Sociology, University of Bristol