A close up on Tony Ryan at work in his lab

Professor Tony Ryan OBE

Grantham Centre Co-Director

Professor Tony Ryan OBE is a Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Sheffield and the founding Director of the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures.

His focus is on the global food, water and energy nexus challenge. Challenges from this nexus are varied. They include feeding a growing world population and harnessing the power of the sun for renewable energy.

Tony is active in translational research and disseminating evidence-based science. He has been a regular contributor to TV, Radio, National Press and at learned societies from The Royal Society of Chemistry to Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs. He presented evidence at the UNFCCC COP21 in Paris in 2015 and returned to COP22 in Marrakech in 2016.

Find out more about Tony’s work and the Grantham Centre in our annual reports.

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