UR22 Wellington Satellite // Speaker
Paddy will begin at Tonkin + Taylor (T+T) in 2023 as a Principal Consultant (Climate Risk and Resilience). Prior to T+T, Paddy worked with Climate Analytics coordinating and implementing the IMPACT project in the Pacific Region, during which he was based at the Secretariat for the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) in Samoa. Paddy’s recent work has focused on adaptation planning and implementation across the Pacific region and included supporting Pacific nations to engage with recent IPCC reports and providing technical leadership on adaptation during the UNFCCC negotiations, most recently at COP27 in Egypt.
Paddy is an established expert on climate change adaptation and prior to joining Climate Analytics was Director of the UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP). He has a Master of Science with Distinction in Climate Change and International Development and has made key contributions to a number of peer-reviewed journals in this field. His recent published work covers a variety of adaptation issues including M&E for adaptation, enhancing integration of DRR and CCA, transformational adaptation and urban adaptation.