Alexander J. Kent, PhD

Coastal Connections Lead, WMF Britain

Alex joined World Monuments Fund Britain in 2023 to lead the Coastal Connections Project, a joint venture with English Heritage to share expertise and best practice in addressing impacts of climate change on coastal heritage sites around the world. A geographer with a global profile in geospatial sciences and cartography, he brings over two decades of interdisciplinary experience in university teaching, publishing and research. A Fellow of the British Cartographic Society, the Royal Geographical Society, the Royal Society of Arts and the Society of Antiquaries, he is also Senior Research Associate at Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (University of Oxford) and Honorary Reader in Cartography and Geographic Information Science at Canterbury Christ Church University.