Sian Morse-Jones, Principal Consultant
Sian is a Principal Consultant at CEP and a social research professional. Sian has 10 years’ experience working in the environmental and sustainability field, contributing to and managing a range of projects with NGO, academia, government, and business.
Much of Sian’s work has focused on improving understanding on the value of the natural environment to support better decision-making. Examples include: understanding how stakeholder decision-making processes are informed in managing and responding to climate and weather-related nexus shocks (flooding and heatwaves), cultural ecosystem services, building capacity on natural capital and ecosystem valuation and applying and developing tools to support assessment, advising business on approaches for valuing biodiversity risks, and exploring public preferences towards biodiversity conservation and water supply.
Prior to joining CEP, Sian was a Research Fellow on the Nexus Shocks project at the University of Surrey. Sian also spent several years with Fauna & Flora International, working on natural capital and ecosystem service valuation. Previously Sian was a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Social and Environmental Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE).
Sian is skilled in quantitative and qualitative research methods and stated preference methods, and is a qualified and experienced project manager. Sian has a PhD in Environmental Economics, and an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College, University of London, and a BSc (Hons) in Geography from University of Southampton.