Brett Day

Brett Day

Exeter University

Brett Day is Professor of Politics at Exeter University and is the Director of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute.

He specialises in environmental economics, working in the field of ecosystem services. The particular focus of his research is the development of methods and knowledge for the support of environmental decision-making.

Brett has a PhD in Economics from University College London and took up a faculty position in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia in 2005. In 2015 he joined the Department of Politics in Exeter University.

He has published widely in the academic literature including outlets such as Science, the Review of Economics and Statistics and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. He maintains close links with government and business, applying the methods of environmental economics to problems of environmental management in both public and private sectors.