Researcher, University of Oxford
Konstantin Born is a researcher and doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. His research explores the implications of the energy transition on the demand for minerals and metals and the role that circular economy strategies can play in extracting natural resources in more sustainable ways. Alongside his research, he works as an independent consultant for both private and public sector entities with a focus on mining governance, benefit sharing, and responsible sourcing of minerals. Konstantin holds an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in Economics and Political Science from McGill University, Canada.