The STEPS Centre is run by Director Ian Scoones, Co-director Andy Stirling and Deputy Directors Julia Day, Adrian Ely and David Ockwell with STEPS members based at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research at Sussex University in the UK. Our former Director Melissa Leach became Director of IDS in April 2014.
Google Scholar profiles: Click ‘read more’ under each person to find out more about their work and a link to their Google Scholar profile.
We are overseen by an International Advisory Committee of globally renowned academics, policymakers, business and media professionals, chaired by Mike Hulme, Professor of Climate and Culture at King’s College London. Present and past members of the committee and the Centre can be viewed using the menu on the right.