The SAC is an advisory body to the Board, advising on research priorities and following up on SEI’s scientific achievements.

Susan E OwensEmeritus Professor Susan E. Owens OBE, FAcSS, FBA (chair)

Department of Geography
University of Cambridge

Professor Kalpana Balakrishnan

Department of Environmental Health Engineering
Sri Ramachandra University

Professor Dr Frank Biermann

Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development
Utrecht University

Professor Roberto Schaeffer

Energy Planning Program
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Professor Diana Liverman

School of Geography and Development
University of Arizona

Professor Melissa Leach CBE FBA

Director
Institute of Development Studies

Professor Mark Pelling

Department of Geography
King’s College London

Professor Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu

Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences
University of Pretoria