BSc (Hons) (University of London), MSc (Surrey), PhD (Kings College London)
Assistant Professor in Risk Management
Department: Finance, Risk and Banking
Centre/Institute: The Global Centre for Banking and Financial Innovation
+44 (0) 115 8466611
B34d (North Building, Jubilee Campus)
Dr Jamie Wardman's research is primarily focussed on the sociology of risk and the theory and practice of risk communication as this relates to such issues as organisational operations, science and technology controversies, emergency preparedness, crisis response, public policy, and health and safety. He is particularly interested in how sociocultural perspectives on risk and its representation can help inform risk management policy design, operations and evaluation. Most recently Jamie's projects have addressed: advances in digital technologies and their risk management and sustainability uses and impacts; the identification and management of 'ethical risks' such as slavery in supply chains; and issues surrounding transparency and the communication of uncertainty.
Jamie has previously held research and teaching posts at King's College London, The University of Lincoln, and The University of Hong Kong. He is currently the Managing Editor of the Journal of Risk Research. He also serves as a Board Member of the Society for Risk Analysis - Europe, and as a Chair of the Society for Risk Analysis Risk Communication Speciality Group.
Areas of Expertise
Research Interests Risk management; risk communication; risk perception; risk regulation; risk governance; public understanding of science; science and technology studies; organisation studies; sustainability; corporate social responsibility; public policy and management.
Current Projects Amongst other research activities I'm currently Co-I on two funded projects based at Nottingham. The first project, with Alexander Tautrims (PI) and Stefan Gold, addresses supply chain risk management and particularly issues surrounding the risks of slavery. The second project, with Alexa Spence (PI), Caroline Leygue and Murray Goulden, addresses the role of end-users in Demand Side Energy Technologies: http://www.horizon.ac.uk/project/demand-side-energy-technologies-upstream/
Sociology of risk and uncertainty; risk management; risk communication; risk perception; risk regulation; risk governance; human rights; ethics; public understanding of science; science and technology studies; organisation studies; sustainability; corporate social responsibility; public policy and management.