Stephen Hall

Associate, University of Leeds

Stephen Hall

Stephen is an Associate at the School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds.


Stephen holds a postdoctoral research fellowship in low carbon energy futures with the Realising Transition Pathways project. Stephen is interested in the way the transition to low-carbon energy generation is financed, governed and managed. His research is focussed on the role of cities and regions in delivering infrastructures compatible with low-carbon futures. Steve has undertaken international research in developed and developing contexts on urban infrastructure finance in the transport and energy sectors.

Stephen’s background is in environmental management, climate policy and waste strategy in the public sector. He holds an MSc in sustainable resource management and his PhD research investigated sustainable urban infrastructure and delivering low-carbon transport futures.

Research Interests

  • Infrastructure finance
  • Urban political economy
  • Low – carbon infrastructure
  • Urban energy planning
  • Sustainable economic development