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Dr Simon Chin-Yee
Simon chin yee

Dr Simon Chin-Yee

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Research Associate


Dr Simon Chin-Yee attained his PhD in Politics from the University of Manchester (July 2018). Entitled Defining Policy: Drivers of Climate Change Policy in Kenya, his thesis was based on extensive training in international political economy and is a thorough climate policy analysis on three levels: international, regional and national. 

In 2017, he joined King’s College London. Simon’s current research focus is on human security and climate change in vulnerable populations.

In addition to his role in academia, Simon has over 12 years of experience in international cooperation and policy having worked extensively with the United Nations and policy projects.


  • Human Security and Vulnerable Populations
  • Climate Change Policy Processes
  • Global Political Economy
  • African Politics
  • Global Environmental Politics


CHIN-YEE S., ‘Briefing: Africa and the Paris Climate Change Agreement.’ Journal of African Affairs, published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Royal African Society, 2016 May.

CHIN-YEE, S. ‘Climate Change and Security: Linking vulnerable populations to increased security risks in the face of the global climate challenge.’ European Centre for Energy and Resource Security and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 2019 February.

Subject areas

  • Politics
  • Human Security
  • Climate Change
  • African Studies
  • Global Governance