Ben Wood

Research student, University of Leeds

Ben Wood

Ben’s project title is “Exploring the implications of project-level climate-compatible development governance for social justice in Malawi”.

Ben has been based at the University of Leeds since October 2013.


Ben has an MSc Sustainability (Climate Change) from the University of Leeds and a BA Politics from the University of Durham.

Prior to beginning his PhD, Ben spent three years working as a Political Consultant with specialist expertise in energy and climate change, based in London.

Research interests

  • Human Development
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Climate Change Mitigation
  • Climate-Compatible Development
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Social Justice