Gina Ziervogel

Gina Ziervogel

Associate ProfessorUniversity of Cape Town
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Associate Professor Gina Ziervogel is a geographer by training, with 15 years of experience in the field of adaptation and vulnerability to global environmental change. She is a lecturer in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, and a Research Chair at the African Climate and Development Institute at the University of Cape Town. Her research focuses on climate adaptation, transformation and development at both the household and municipal level. She is particularly interested in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary projects that bring together civil society, government and academics to address these problems collaboratively and creatively. Gina was a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special report on Managing the risk of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation (SREX) and in 2015 won the South African Young Woman in Science Award.