Alexandra Penn (Alex) FRSA

Photograph of Dr Alexandra PennAlex is a complexity scientist with an academic background in evolutionary ecology, computer science and physics, plus substantial experience in complex systems design approaches. She combines participatory methods and mathematical models to create tools for stakeholders to understand and “steer” their complex systems. She co-developed (with Peter Barbrook-Johnson) the participatory systems mapping methodology used by CECAN and continues to innovate new mapping and analysis methods to make complexity actionable in different real-world contexts. She has worked with a wide variety of policy, civil society and industrial stakeholders.
In particular in Defra group, BEIS, DfT, and in regional industrial economies and catchment systems.