Linda Speight is a hydrometeorologist at the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford whose research seeks to develop early warning systems to improve disaster risk management, particularly for flooding. She is interested in global flood forecasting, surface water flood forecasting, ensemble forecasts, impact-based forecasts, risk communication, decision making and climate resilience.
Matthew J. Quinn (Lit. Hum., 1982)
Matthew is the former Director for Environment and Sustainable Development in Welsh Government where he oversaw the Well-being of Future Generations and Environment Acts and the creation of Natural Resources Wales. He holds a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship at Cardiff University. Towards a new civic bureaucracy: lessons from sustainable development for the crisis of governance was published by Policy Press in February 2020. Policy Press | Towards a New Civic Bureaucracy - Lessons from Sustainable Development for the Crisis of Governance, By Matthew J. Quinn (bristoluniversitypress.co.uk)