New Zealand, 2016
University: University of Cambridge
Current/Recent Course: MPhil in Environmental Policy
Jade has recently completed a Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Auckland and is currently completing an MPhil in Environmental Policy at the University of Cambridge.
At Oxford she will pursue a DPhil in Geography and the Environment to study critical infrastructure assessment frameworks, specifically in the water, energy and transport sectors. She is particularly interested in informing policy decisions in the view of accounting for intersectoral complexity and future uncertainty.
Jade is a driven social entrepreneur and not-for-profit leader. She is a co-founder of education social enterprise The Learning Collaborative; a trustee of youth anti-poverty movement P3 Foundation; a former Learning and Change manager at Engineers Without Borders NZ; and a founding trustee of the Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute.