ASAP-East Africa

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

ASAP brings together leading UK and East African researchers in air pollution, urban planning, economic geography, public health, social sciences and development studies to provide a framework for improved air quality management in East African cities. Central to the project’s aims are strengthening research capabilities and technological expertise in East Africa, with local stakeholders and experts involved in the conception, implementation, and uptake of the programme and its outcomes.

Want to collaborate?

The ASAP-East Africa is keen to collaborate with organisations and individuals with an interest in air pollution. If you are interested in exploring opportunities to engage with ASAP-East Africa research or to partner on similar research feel free to contact the ASAP-East Africa team:

Click on the profiles below to learn more about the team:

Alison Brown (Cardiff University)


Alison Brown is a Professor at the School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University. She is a chartered town planner with extensive professional experience across the global north and south, in both consultancy and academic research. Her areas of research expertise include international planning practice, urban informal economies, social inclusion, China-Africa trade, public space and the right to the city.


Rhiannon Blake