Helen Gavin
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Dr Helen Gavin

Programme Manager and Knowledge Exchange Researcher, Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy

Oxford Martin Fellow

Dr Helen Gavin is based in the Environmental Change Institute, and the Programme Manager and Knowledge Exchange Researcher for the Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy.

Helen is a sustainability professional, passionate about renewable energy and water resources. Following a PhD in wetland hydrology, Helen became a Chartered Environmental Scientist and has more than 18 years of professional experience in quantitative environmental issues that span water resources, hydroecology, greenhouse gas emissions, environmental management, and renewable energy. She has covered a range of roles including technical specialist, water and energy auditor and programme manager.

Recently, she has acted as Programme Manager for the Water Resources in the South East (WRSE) collaborative group, as a Principal Environmental Scientist for the engineering consulting firm, Atkins, as well as working alongside Professor Jim Hall at the University of Oxford, on the multi-disciplinary research programme evaluating the risk and impact of drought and water scarcity in the UK, MaRIUS.