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Dr. Erik Chavez

Research Fellow, Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis, Finance Department, Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London

Erik's bio and track record

Erik is a research fellow at the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London.  His research activity focuses in the areas of climate dynamics, risk modelling, supply chain analysis and agricultural development. He has worked for 6 years as a short-term consultant of the Agricultural Risk Management Team at the World Bank. He is the winner of the 2015 Lloyd's Science of Risk Prize in the "big data and analytics" category and is a member the Aspen Institute Food Security Strategy Group, and of the UK-US Taskforce on Extreme Weather and Global Food System. He completed his Ph.D. in climate dynamics and economics between Imperial College London and the ENS Paris (Ecole Normale Supérieure). 

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