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Jacob Ainscough

Jacob Ainscough

Research Fellow, Sustainability

Jacob started with Policy Connect in August on a 6 month secondment from his PhD at the University of Edinburgh. He is working to deliver the NERC-funded Zero Plastics Waste project as part of the Sustainability team.

Jacob has a BSc in Zoology from the University of Exeter and an MSc in Environment, Science and Society from UCL. He is also studying part time for a Graduate Diploma in Economics from Birkbeck, University of London. Jacob currently edits the newsletter for the European Society of Ecological Economics and sits on the committee of the Royal Geographical Society: Coastal and Marine Research Group. Prior to starting his PhD Jacob worked as a research assistant at the Zoological Society of London in their Marine and Freshwater team.

Outside of work Jacob enjoys reading, cycling and hiking (preferably in Scottish mountains).

Jacob Ainscough