Experts' profiles - Liza Leclerc
Liza Leclerc
Liza has been studying and working on adaptation to climate change for over ten years. She currently develops and manages adaptation projects for UNEP and the Global Environment Facility.

Her educational background is in environmental sciences at the University of Toronto from where she began working with the Adaptation and Impacts Research Group at Environment Canada. She later joined the Canadian International Development Agency as a policy analyst and UN negotiator. Liza contributed to the development and then later oversaw one of the first dedicated bilateral climate change funds, which won the Ministers award of distinction.

She has contributed to papers and reviews of two assessments of the Intergovernmental Report on Climate Change (IPCC), co-authored a chapter on adaptation and sustainable livelihoods and is editing a volume of technical papers on climate change and development in east Africa. She has lived and worked in Asia and Africa where she now lives.
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