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Brian O'Callaghan

PhD Candidate in Energy Finance, University of Oxford

Brian O'Callaghan is a DPhil (PhD) student at the Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment, the University of Oxford. He is also a Consultant for the Robertson Foundation and on a leave of absence from the Boston Consulting Group. Brian is an Australian Rhodes Scholar.

Brian's research focuses on mechanisms for financing renewable energy and other net-zero industry. He holds additional research interests in the hydrogen economy, rural electrification, and fiscal policy in times of economic downturn.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate in Economics, University of Oxford


  • 2018 
    The University of Sydney, B. Engineering (Civil) and B. Commerce (Finance and International Business)


Rhodes Scholar (New South Wales & St John's 2019)