Business and Society Team

Oxford Analytica staff

Roger Cabrera

Director of Advisory

Roger leads and coordinates the Advisory team’s strategic initiatives, business development and project execution, helping clients carry out the necessary macro diligence to assess the impact of politics and economics on their strategy and operations.
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Sarah Naimark

Deputy Director

Sarah works with many of our natural resource clients, and on healthcare innovation and global health challenges. She has led a range of political and economic risk analyses for clients who are highly exposed to the macro forces that shape their markets and strategies.
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Olivia Hamill

Senior Adviser

Olivia works primarily with our mining and natural resource clients, with a particular focus on political and economic risk across Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Stephanie Hare

Senior Analyst

Stephanie is a graduate of the London School of Economics (PhD, MSc) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (BA) and taught history at the University of Oxford. Stephanie specialises in France, corporate foreign policy, and has a particular interest in how social media affects corporate reputation and strategies in fast-changing settings.
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Michelle Smith

Senior Associate

Michelle is an expert on energy policy, with a regional focus on Russia and Central Asia. Recent projects have included panels and reports on future energy scenarios for leading global energy companies and investors.
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Stina Warnstam Drolet

Senior Associate

Stina works primarily with clients in the energy sector, with a particular focus on sustainability issues.
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Senior External Advisors

Dr Liz David-Barrett

Research Fellow, Centre for Corporate Reputation, Said Business School, University of Oxford

Liz is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Corporate Reputation, Said Business School, at the University of Oxford. She researches corruption and bribery in international business, anti-bribery laws, the development of industry integrity initiatives, and the relations between business and government. More broadly, her work focuses on the relationship between formal and informal structures that govern political, social and economic activity.

Dr Mick Blowfield

Senior Research Fellow, The Smith School, University of Oxford

Mick heads the ‘Private Sector Transformation’ research area, specialising in transition to a resource-constrained economy, and the role of business in society. He has lived and worked in 20 countries, written papers for the UK government, the European Commission, the UN and the World Bank, and has worked on several projects analysing corporate responsibility in developing countries. He is currently focusing on the role of business in helping address climate change and other dimensions of sustainability. His publications include ‘Corporate Responsibility’ (Oxford, 2011, with Alan Murray), ‘Business and Sustainability’ (Oxford, 2012), and ‘Incongruence: Twenty-first century business turnaround challenge’ (Oxford, 2013, with Leo Johnson).

Dr Nathan Hultman

University of Maryland; Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Nate directs the environmental policy programme at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy. His research focuses on international climate policy, decisions about climate risks in policy and private sector investment, carbon markets and low-carbon technology. Nate has participated in the UN climate process since 1997 and is a former Fulbright Fellow and NASA Earth Systems Science Fellow. Before joining the University of Maryland, he held a position at Georgetown University and holds a Ph.D. in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a Fellow on the Global Economy and Development programme at The Brookings Institution.

Dr Hugo Slim

Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, University of Oxford

Hugo is a leading scholar and practitioner on international business ethics, humanitarian ethics and conflict resolution -- with particular interest in social conflicts around the extractive sector, corporate-community conflict resolution and the alignment of business and human rights. He has extensive field and policy advisory experience with UN and non-governmental humanitarian agencies. From 2007-11, Hugo worked with a co-founded group advising major corporations with new market entry strategy, conflict resolution and human rights policies and practices in Africa, Asia and Latin America. From 2003-07 he was Chief Scholar at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue in Geneva.

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