Pamina Smith

Cambridge Office


M.Phil. in comparative social policy, University of Oxford; B.A. in history and literature, Harvard University


Pamina Smith is an analyst at RAND Europe. Her research focuses on the areas of science and emerging technology with a particular interest in environmental sustainability and climate change. She has managed studies involving a range of methodologies including programme evaluations and horizon scanning conducted for organisations such as the European Commission, the UK Met Office, and the UK Food Standards Agency, among others. Recent work includes a study for the UK Met Office on the consistency of UK climate risk management approaches with new International Standard Organisation (ISO) guidelines to help facilitate the appropriate application of climate risk management in the UK and worldwide.

Prior to joining RAND Europe, Smith worked in economic consulting at the Brattle Group and served as an assistant policy officer in the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content, and Technology (DG Connect) at the European Commission. She has an M.Phil. in comparative social policy from the University of Oxford and a B.A. in history and literature from Harvard University.


Spanish; French