Resilient Environments Centre

The Resilient Environments centre is explicitly trans-disciplinary which is indicated by the Centre's membership. The list of members follows:

Attached staff - Visiting Professors and Researchers:

Professor Richard Wakeford is Visiting Professor of Environment, Land Use and Rural Studies. He is currently Chair of the OECD Rural Working Party – an international forum for reviewing and comparing best practice in rural development policy and delivery. He also chairs the UK Sustainable Development Research Network. He was previously Director General Environment in the Scottish Government, and Chief Executive of the Countryside Agency in England.

Dr Joe Nasr (Visiting Research Fellow) is associated with the Centre for Studies in Food Security at Ryerson University, Toronto. He is currently interested in urban agriculture, having co-authored 'Carrot City: creating places for urban agriculture', and coordinates the peripatetic Carrot City exhibition. He also works on reconstruction planning history with Peter Larkham.

Dr Toofan Haghani (Visiting Research Fellow) continues to develop his interests in urban form and fractal representations, working with Peter Larkham. He is currently a design practitioner based in Tehran.

Rachel Curzon (Senior Lecturer in Planning) has worked on stakeholder engagement in environmental projects such as mineral site reclamation.  She is now based in EDS and interested in pedagogical aspects of built environment education.

Nick Morton is Associate Dean (Student Learning Experience and Academic Quality) and has a background in research on urban form and green space planning.

David Proverbs is Associate Dean (International) and is working on the impact of flooding on property value and management.