Head of Adaptation, Committee on Climate Change
Kathryn leads the secretariat the supports the Adaptation Committee of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Kathryn has worked at the CCC for seven years, during which she has led the production of the UK’s Climate Change Risk Assessment, as well the Committee’s analysis on water, health, biodiversity, emergency planning, agriculture and forestry. Prior to 2012, Kathryn worked in Defra’s climate change team for ten years, covering international negotiations, carbon budgets and adaptation evidence. She is currently a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics, and holds degrees in natural sciences and international development.