Jeremy is a Senior Research Fellow working at the University of Manchester. He leads the Green and Resilient Urban Futures theme within the Manchester Urban Institute. His research interests focus on environmental planning and management, particularly urban climate change adaptation and resilience. He has brought in research projects with an award value to the University of Manchester of over £1 million, designed and delivered undergraduate courses and lectures, and published journal articles on this theme. He is currently principal investigator responsible for the University of Manchester’s input to a European Union Urban Innovative Actions project on urban green infrastructure in Greater Manchester (IGNITION). He is also leading a Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) project looking at evidence on the effectiveness of natural flood management measures. Jeremy’s research connects closely to policy makers and practitioners and has a focus on developing collaborative outputs that have impact beyond the academic community. His external roles have included acting as adaptation theme leader during the development of Greater Manchester’s Climate Change Strategy. He currently sits on the board of Greater Manchester’s Local Nature Partnership and the Manchester Climate Change Partnership. In 2013, Jeremy was appointed as an international expert supporting the Committee of the Regions on their submission to the European Commission on the EU Climate Change Adaptation Strategy.