Our Team

The Payne Institute’s team is comprised of experts from around the world who are leaders in a variety of earth resources, energy, and environment issues.

Our dedicated Core Staff runs the day-to-day operations of the Payne Institute, and manages its research outputs, training, and public engagement activities.

Our Advisory Board brings with it an enormous experience from government, private sector, and academia. Their advice and guidance is fundamental to the success of the Payne Institute.

Our Fellows bring a wealth of insights to the work of the Payne Institute. Together, they comprise one of the finest set of energy, environment, and natural resources experts in the world.

Our Visiting Scholars Program facilitates the residency of distinguished scholars from other academic institutions, or accomplished professionals whose expertise coincides with the Payne Institute’s current research efforts.