Our team


Danielle Feger

Danielle is a Research Funding Coordinator at the University of Cambridge.


Matthew Gandy

Matthew is the Principal Investigator.




Sandra Jasper

Sandra, former postdoc on the project, is a Junior Professor in Geography at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. sandrajasper.net

Rosie Knowles

Rosie is Project Coordinator (2018-2019).

Louise Kay

Louise is Project Coordinator (2016-2018).


Maros Krivy

Maros is a postdoctoral research associate studying governmentality through environment, based in Tallinn.


Marcus Nyman

Marcus’ doctoral thesis focused on urban nature and food production in London. He is now Senior Policy Officer for Future Nature, RSPB U.K.


Corinna Reetz

Corinna is a graphic & web designer for the project and lives in Cologne.


Nida Rehman

Nida’s PhD thesis focused on Lahore’s mosquito-borne diseases & vector control. She is Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University.


Mathilda Rosengren

Mathilda’s PhD focused on more-than-human co-living in Gothenburg & Berlin. She is an IUR postdoc at Malmö Uni- versity. mathildarosengren.net


Krithika Srinivasan

Krithika is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Edinburgh and carries out research in Chennai for the project.

Niranjana Ramesh

Niranjana, former postdoctoral research associate studying Chennai’s fluid geographies, is a Leverhulme Early Career Scholar at LSE.




Louise Moschetta

Louise Moschetta is the RUN project co-ordinator and research assistant to Matthew Gandy





Advisory panel

Pushpa Arabindoo (University College London)
Jan Axmacher (University College London)
Tristan Bantock (consultant entomologist)
Dorothee Brantz (Technical University, Berlin)
Neil Brenner (Harvard University)
Olivier Coutard (CNRS, Paris)
Rajith Daniels (Care Earth, Chennai)
David Demeritt (King’s College London)
James Evans (University of Manchester)
Susanne Frank (University of Dortmund)
Michael Flitner (University of Bremen)
Susanne Hauser (University of the Arts, Berlin)
Steve Hinchliffe (University of Exeter)
Ingo Kowarik (Technical University, Berlin)
Mari Laanemets (Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn)
Jens Lachmund (Maastricht University)
Jamie Lorimer (Oxford University)
Tönu Ploompuu (Tallinn University)
Mark Spencer (Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, London)
Meelis Uustal (Stockholm Environment Institute, Tallinn)
Jayasree Vencatesan (Care Earth, Chennai)
Meike Wolf (University of Frankfurt)

Consultants and collaborators

Marcel Ashby (entomological surveys)
Tristan Bantock (entomological surveys)
Annie Chipchase (botanical surveys)
Leonie Fischer (botany and urban ecology)
Meaghan Kelly (research assistance)
Russell Miller (arboriculture and urban ecology)
Thea Sophie Schick (botany)
Birgit Seitz (botanical surveys)
Herbert Sukopp (botany and urban ecology)
Moritz von der Lippe (botany and urban ecology)

Film making, exhibitions, and graphic design

Madeleine Dallmeyer (dramaturgy)
Paulus Dreibholz (graphic design)
Stefan Engelkamp (colour correction)
Nadja Hermann (production)
Wiebke Hofmann (editing)
Chris McKissick (steady cam)
Rebecca Mahnkopf (archival research)
Gunar Meinhold (title design)
Esther Niemeier (production)
Ireen Packebusch (archival research)
Susanne Rösler (graphic design)
Jutta Schäfer (archival research)
Jonathan Schorr (sound design)
Luise Schröder (cinematography)
Moritz van Gunsteren (archival research)