Next Horizons draws on the expertise of a network of current and former University of Oxford faculty and others, who deliver occasional seminars, lectures, tutorials, or act as academic advisers. Our team includes:
Professor Dapo Akande
Dapo is Professor of Public International Law at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, and Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. He is also a member of the UN’s International Law Commission, and a Rhodes Trustee.
Professor Sir John Bell
Sir John is Regius Professor of Medicine in the University of Oxford and was President of the Academy of the Medical Sciences between 2006 and 2011. He is also Chair of the Rhodes Trust.
Professor Cameron Hepburn
Cameron is Director and Professor of Environmental Economics at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford.
David Isaac CBE
David is Provost of Worcester College, Oxford, and a solicitor. He was chair of the UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission between 2016 and 2020.
Professor Dame Hermione Lee
An award-winning biographer, Dame Hermione is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford, and former President of Wolfson College.
Dr Janina Ramirez
Janina is Research Fellow in the History of Art at Harris Manchester College. She has published several books - most recently Femina in 2022 which was a Sunday Times Bestseller - and is a prolific broadcaster for the BBC.
Janet, Baroness Royall of Blaisdon
Baroness Royall is Principal of Somerville College, Oxford, and a former Leader of the House of Lords.
Alan is editor of Prospect magazine, and was for 20 years editor of the Guardian newspaper. Within Oxford, he is Chair of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and a former Principal of Lady Margaret Hall.
Professor Sir John Vickers
Sir John is Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford, and Warden of All Souls College.