Dr Peter Bradley

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About me

Peter has degrees in BSc Environmental Chemistry and MSc Economics as well as a PhD in Economics. Currently he is the leader of the Bristol Centre for Economics and Finance Sustainability Research Cluster.  His research explores environmental and energy governance challenges using empirical evidence based research as well as conceptual and theory based research to bring about economies that embody greater levels of environmental sustainability at local and global levels.  Peter is an editor for the Journal of Sustainable Production and Consumption and a topic editor for the journal Sustainability. In 2019 he was a UK and Ireland 'Green Gown Finalist' for his work on integrating sustainable development into economics.       

PhD in Ecological Economics, from the University of Surrey.

Funded research:

Helping ensure survival: Digitally Enhanced Advanced Services in Community Business. Funded by the Digitally Enhanced Advanced Services (DEAS) Network Plus and Power to Change. 2020 - 2021. 

Currently Director of Studies for a Funded PhD with Power to Change on Community Business 2017 - 2020.

'LinkAge Local Sustainability Project'. The Cabinet Office Local Sustainability Fund.  2015. 

‘Understanding and assessing business models for sustainability’.  Early Career Research Grant. 2014.

Past UK research council research:

EPSRC funded fellowship on the industrial and social ecology of urban resource flows and Reshaping Energy Demand of Users by Communication Technology and Economic Incentives (REDUCE);  PhD researcher with the Research Group on Lifestyles Values and Environment (RESOLVE). 


Module leader Sustainable Business and Economy and MSc Sustainable Organisations Vision into Practice.


If you are interested to conduct a self funded PhD in the areas of Sustainable Production and Consumption please get in contact to discuss.     

Area of expertise

Sustainable production and consumption; Business models; Pro-environmental behaviour;

environment economy modelling. 


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