Faculty

Our Faculty

The OUBEP teaching faculty brings together academic and industry experts, who combine world-leading research with real-world experience. The faculty for 2019 are currently being finalised. The 2018 faculty are listed below.

Course Director

The Course Director faciliates the smooth running of the programme over the two weeks. A new Course Director is appointed each year, and the role is usually held by a recent OUBEP alumnus.

Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas

Position: Global Category Manager at Procter & Gamble

Mike is the Global Category Manager at Procter & Gamble Chemicals leading their Global network design and marketing. Mike was educated in Mechanical Engineering at Bristol University. He ... See full profile

The core OUBEP teaching faculty are lecturers and researchers from the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford. The Senior Tutor coordinates all of the academic content of the programme, and the Syndicate Tutors support individual learning throughout the course by facilitating discussion and analysis. Every member of the core faculty attends all of the classes, meals and events that run throughout the two week programme.

Petr Sedlacek

Petr Sedlacek

Position: Senior Tutor

Petr is a macroeconomist with a particular interest in the vast heterogeneity among workers and firms. He is fascinated by the question See full profile

Abi Adams-Prassl

Abi Adams-Prassl

Position: Syndicate tutor

My research sits within Applied Microeconomics, often focused on the econometrics of consumer and family choice. My research has ... See full profile

Andrea Ferrero

Andrea Ferrero

Position: Syndicate tutor / Professor of Economics, University of Oxford

Andrea Ferrero is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford and the Levine Fellow in Economics ... See full profile

Alex Teytelboym

Alex Teytelboym

Position: Syndicate Tutor

Alex Teytelboym is an Associate Professor in Economics within the Department of Economics in Oxford, Tutorial Fellow at St Catherine’s ... See full profile

The Guest Facutly is comprised of first-class economists selected from a variety of academic and industry-based organisations. These faculty members present on specialised topics and expand on theoretical ideas to provoke new thinking.

Johannes Abeler

Johannes Abeler

Position: Associate Professor at the Department of Economics

Johannes Abeler University of Oxford Johannes is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Tutorial Fellow at St Anne’s See full profile

Tobias Berg

Tobias Berg

Position: Professor of Finance at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Tobias is Professor of Finance at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. He was previously Assistant Professor of Finance at the See full profile

James Close

James Close

Position: Head of Climate Change, NatWest Group

James has spent his career working at the interface of the public and private sectors with a focus on mobilising finance. He is now ... See full profile

Maeva Cousin

Maeva Cousin

Position: Senior Euro-Area Economist

Maeva Cousin is an economist covering the euro area for Bloomberg Economics. Before that she spent eight years at HM Treasury, where ... See full profile

Stéphane Hallegatte

Stéphane Hallegatte

Position: Lead Economist, Climate Change Group, The World Bank

Stéphane Hallegatte is the lead economist of the World Bank Climate Change Group. He joined the World Bank in 2012 after 10 years of ... See full profile

Cameron Hepburn

Cameron Hepburn

Position: Professor of Environmental Economics University of Oxford and the London School of Economics and Political Science

Cameron Hepburn is an economist with over a decade’s experience working on environmental and climate change issues, with particular ... See full profile

Beata Javorcik

Beata Javorcik

Position: Chief Economist, EBRD

As the EBRD’s Chief Economist, Beata Javorcik is responsible for advising the President and other senior members of the Bank’s ... See full profile

Robert Joyce

Robert Joyce

Position: Deputy Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies

Robert is Deputy Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He runs the Income, Work and Welfare sector, which leads the ... See full profile

David Myatt

David Myatt

Position: Professor at London Business School

David is a Professor at London Business School, where we has also served as Chair of the Economics Subject Area, Deputy Dean for Degree See full profile

Alexei Parakhonyak

Alexei Parakhonyak

Position: Associate Professor at the Department of Economics

Alexei is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Tutorial Fellow at Lincoln College, University of Oxford. After ... See full profile

Daniel Quigley

Daniel Quigley

Position: Associate Professor of Economics, University of Oxford

I am an Associate Professor at the department and Exeter College. My research interests are in economic theory, finance and political ... See full profile

Séverine Toussaert

Séverine Toussaert

Position: Associate Professor of Economics, University of Oxford

Séverine holds two Masters degrees from Sciences Po and Paris School of Economics as well as a PhD in Economics from New York ... See full profile

Distinguished industry-leading keynote speakers join the programme in the evenings to provide topical examples of economic theory in practice.

Robin Bew

Robin Bew

Position: CEO of the Economist Intelligence Unit

Robin is the Managing Director (CEO) of the Economist Intelligence Unit, responsible for the overarching commercial and editorial ... See full profile

James Fry

James Fry

Position: Speaker

James Fry did his undergraduate degree in Mathematics at New College, Oxford, and D. Phil in Economics at Nuffield College, Oxford. His See full profile

Peter Lacy

Peter Lacy

Position: Senior Managing Director at Accenture

Peter Lacy is senior managing director at Accenture and a member of its Global Leadership Council. His responsibilities include Growth, See full profile

Phil Wilbraham

Phil Wilbraham

Position: Expansion Programme Director, Heathrow

Phil joined Heathrow in 2003 and became Expansion Programme Director in 2017 accountable for delivering Heathrow’s third runway along ... See full profile

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Benefit & Impact

Nobody can ignore the wider economic environment. To be more effective in your decision-making, you need economic knowledge, as well as a collection of tools and creative thought-processes to help you react and adapt to the economy. These are the skills that OUBEP teaches.

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Delegate Profiles

Delegates are carefully selected to create a diverse and international forum bringing perspectives and experience from every sector and continent. Those who attend are typically high-potential business executives and senior decision-makers in policy-making and NGO roles.

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