Aleh Cherp

Coordinator of MESPOM Consortium
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MSc (distinction), Biophysics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (1991)
MSc, Pollution and Environmental Control, University of Manchester (1992)
PhD, University of Manchester (2000)
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Aleh Cherp is a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. In 2010-2012 Prof. Cherp served as the Academic Secretary and in 2008-2012 as the Research Director of CEU. His research interests include energy security and sustainable development strategies under transitions. He is the Convening Lead Analyst on Energy Security of the Global Energy Assessment and has undertaken professional work for the European Environment Agency (EEA), UNDP, UNICEF, WHO, the World Bank, and USAID among others. He has also served on the editorial boards of several journals.

He was the Rapporteur of the Advisory Working Group on the Environment (including Climate Change) of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission, the evaluator of the European Research Council and the coordinator for MESPOM, the Erasmus Mundus Masters course in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management, which CEU operates jointly with Lund University (Sweden), the University of Manchester (UK), the University of the Aegean (Greece), the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (USA) and the University of Saskatchewan (Canada). He is also a visiting professor at Lund University, Swedish Agricultural University and Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden).

Prior to joining CEU in 2000, he earned his Masters and PhD at Manchester University and worked with NGOs and the United Nations in Central Asia, Russia and Belarus. He also founded an Environmental NGO in Moscow during the political change in the Former Soviet Union. His first degree was in Physics.

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energy security
nuclear energy
Sustainable energy
sustainable development
SEA (Strategic Environmental Assessment)
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