Alex Barrett joined NEF in March of 2016
as a content writer for YouGen. Alex is an interdisciplinary environmental
scientist, he is interested in issues of sustainability, technology and the
impact of human activity on the environment. He has recently completed a Ph.D.
in planetary science at the Open University, and has a B.Sc. and M.Res. in
environmental science from Lancaster University. He is participating in the NEF
internship program in collaboration with the Open University and Santander. He
has always had a deep interest in all aspects of the natural world, and is keen
to promote ways to reduce our impact on the environment.