Our home and foundations are in Oxford, and we continue to bring the brightest scholars to bear on the toughest strategy challenges.

We founded Six Degrees at the University of Oxford in 2018, and have worked with an impressive set of clients, as well as partnering with high impact networks. We bring the model of operation that we have honed at Oxford across the UK.

Oxford is full of the nation's strongest intellectual capital and motivation. Our programmes continue to attract the brightest scholars to solve complex, varied sustainability problems.

If you are one such scholar currently at Oxford University, we want to work with you. Applications for our Hilary Term projects are currently open, and close on the 20th January.


Max Wormsley

Development Director, Oxford

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Prisma Gautam

Branch Director, Oxford

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Prisma is studying Materials Science at Mansfield College, Oxford. Her primary scientific interest is advancement in clean energy technologies and their distribution. She has previously worked as a Six Degrees consultant on the project ‘Carbon offsetting, University of Oxford’ which investigated potential offsetting options for the university’s aviation emissions. As co-Projects Director, she has overseen and curated a project on the Oil and Gas sector post-COVID-19, and has successfully sought its publication. She looks to continue her work engaging students in impactful projects as Director of the Oxford Branch.


Catherine Zhang

Consulting Director, Oxford

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Catherine is currently studying Economics and Management at Brasenose College, Oxford, with an interest in environmental economics and consulting. In particular, she wants to explore the incentives that can guide countries, corporations, and individuals to become more sustainable. She has been External Affairs Director, and has overseen the operation of multiple teams working on projects through the COVID-19 Student Response Network, and liaising with management on Six Degrees involvement. As Consulting Director, she is leading our consultants and liaising with their clients.

Max is studying Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Regents Park College, Oxford. He has previously worked with Six Degrees on a project researching the viability of carbon storage and sequestration as part of a plan to reduce emissions. In addition to this, he has had consulting experience with Oxford Development Consultancy partnering with the Phakamani foundation, a microfinance initiative for women in South Africa. Max has previously helped with recruitment and organised socials. As Development Director he is currently working on facilitating new partnerships and expansion for Six Degrees, having played a pivotal role in our Durham founding.

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Ethan Meller

Publicity Director, Oxford

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Ethan is in his second year studying Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Somerville College, Oxford. He has an interest in third sector consulting, having worked on a project through the COVID-19 Student Response Network. He is also coordinating a project with SWORDE-Teppa charity in Tajikistan which looks to promote sustainable development in the local community. He has had experience working on social media strategy and as Publicity Director, he aims to increase the awareness of Six Degrees online.