Lisa Horrocks, Principal Climate Resilience Consultant at Mott MacDonald, comments on some initiatives tackling the issue around long term climate change solutions. Wherever we are in the world, economic development requires us to take decisions which either have short or very long lifetimes. Long lifetime decisions can be extremely costly and risky, especially with shifting baselines. This is the situation with …
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Dr Lisa Horrocks
Dr Lisa Horrocks is a principal consultant in climate resilience at the global consultancy firm Mott MacDonald. She frequently works for governments and public sector clients on climate vulnerability assessment, adaptation planning, policy development and capacity building. Lisa is currently advising the Crossrail 2 project in London, UK, on vulnerability assessment, and development of design principles to create a climate resilient railway. Last year, she worked with CDKN to write guidance for country governments on the implementation of the adaptation component of NDCs, linking with aspects of good governance, strategic financing, and monitoring and reporting.