Christopher Bren d’Amour is interested in the relationship between urbanization and food systems, in particular how urbanization is affecting food consumption patterns. Other research focuses on the implications of urbanization for surrounding croplands and smallholder agriculture. He completed his PhD at the Technical University Berlin, supervised by Ottmar Edenhofer and Felix Creutzig, and was a visiting PhD student in the Urbanization & Global Change group at Yale. Christopher Bren d’Amour studied at the University of Bonn and the ESCP Europe with a focus on Environmental Management, obtaining a Diplôme de Grande Ecole (Grade de Master), a Master of Science, and the degree Diplomkaufmann. He worked as a consultant for various clients, including the European Commission. In 2017, he was awarded the DAAD P.R.I.M.E. postdoctoral fellowship. Further, he received a PhD scholarship from Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft from 2014 to 2017.