Senior Specialist, Climate Resilience, World Wildlife Fund
With a background in environmental policy and economics, Ryan supports adaptation efforts throughout the WWF network, including Central Asia and the Himalayas, Coastal East Africa, and Latin America through capacity building and technical assistance. His work focuses on developing tools to better understand and respond to the impacts of climate change; and training WWF staff and partners around the globe to better understand and incorporate adaptation into their work.<br />
Prior to joining WWF, he worked on international water policy and economics in the Ganges and Mekong basins for the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University. He also received his master's degree from Duke in Environmental Management, focusing in climate change adaptation, international water policy and environmental economics and policy.