Hannah Nissan

Associate, LSE

Hannah Nissan

Hannah is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Analysis of Time Series, where she is on secondment from the International Research Institute for Climate and Society at Columbia University in New York. Her work focuses on the development, evaluation and effective use of climate and weather information for decision-making, particularly in the health and humanitarian sectors. She continues to lead the sectoral work on health and climate at the IRI while based at the LSE.

Background

Prior to joining the LSE, Hannah was a Fulbright Scholar and Earth Institute Fellow at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) at Columbia University. She completed her PhD in Atmospheric Physics at Imperial College London and also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Cambridge. She has worked at the International Energy Agency of the OECD and the Scottish Government.

Research interests

  • Climate services
  • Decision-making under climate uncertainty
  • Evaluation of climate information for decision-making
  • Application of climate information for managing public health and humanitarian needs
  • Capacity-building and training