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Professor Tim O'Riordan OBE DL FBA

Geography, Western Europe, the EU
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About this Fellow

Timothy O'Riordan is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia. Since 2005, he has been Chair of the International Advisory Board of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford. He is Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Norfolk and President of both the Norfolk Branch of the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England and the Norfolk Association of Local Councils. Professor O'Riordan has been a core member and Associate Fellow of the Business and Environment Programme at the University of Cambridge since 1994 and previously served on the UK Sustainable Development Commission (2000-2009), the ASDA Social Responsibility Board (2004-2007), the Soil Association Council (2004-2011) and was Advisory Co-Chair for the Working Group on Sustainable Development, European Association of Environment and Sustainable Development (2007-2009). He received an OBE in the 2010 New Year’s Honours.



Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, 1980
  • Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, University of East Anglia, 2006


Controlling Pollution in the Round

O'Riordan, T. and Weale, A., 1992 , Anglo German Foundation, London.


O’Riordan, T., 1976 , Pion

Perspectives on Resource Management

O'Riordan, T., 1972 , Pion

Globalism, Localism and Identity: Fresh Perspectives on the Transition to Sustainability

Edited by O'Riordan, T., 2001 , Earthscan

Reinterpreting the Precautionary Principle

Edited by O’Riordan, T., Cameron, J. and Jordan, A.J., 2001 , Cameron May

The Transition to Sustainability: the Politics of Agenda 21 in Europe

Edited by O’Riordan, T. and Voisey, H., 1998 Earthscan


Edited by O’Riordan, T., 1997 , Earthscan

Politics of Climate Change: A European Perspective

Edited by O’Riordan, T. and Jäger, J., 1996 , Routledge

Interpreting the Precautionary Principle

Edited by O’Riordan, T. and Cameron, J., 1994 , Earthscan

Environmental Science for Environmental Management

Edited by O’Riordan, T., 1993 Longman

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