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).
- Climate risk and green growth in resource-driven economies
- China and global resources investment, trade and governance
- Low-carbon, energy and industrial policy
|2011-2013||Analyst, Africa, Maplecroft|
|2009-2010||MSc International Relations, London School of Economics|
|2004-2007||BSc Politics and Sociology, University of Bristol|
- Left Stranded? Extractives-Led Growth in a Carbon-Constrained World Research paper
- Navigating the New Normal: China and Global Resource Governance DRC and Chatham House Joint Report
- Enhancing Engagement Between China and the EU on Resource Governance and Low-Carbon Development Research paper
- Investing in Stability: Can Extractive-Sector Development Help Build Peace? Research paper
- Cartels and Competition in Minerals Markets: Challenges for Global Governance Research paper