Lucas is a Visiting Scholar with the Stanford Global Projects Center. He is also the Data Lead of the Sustainable Finance Programme, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford. Lucas researches the impact of data-driven technology on the management of environment-related risks by companies and investors. He has a background in energy engineering and leads the technical development of 2 Degree Pathways Wargame and Decision Support Tool and the Risk, Impact, and Opportunity Tool. Lucas is also a Visiting Researcher at Imperial College London's Centre for Environmental Policy where he researches and lectures on organisational decision-making under conditions of risk and uncertainty. He holds an MSc (with distinction) in Sustainable Energy Futures from Imperial College London, and a BEng from McGill University, Montreal, where he was a Loran Scholar.