Dr Ainka Granderson

Senior Technical Officer and Resilience Lead, Caribbean Natural Resources Institute

Presentation Title – Catalysing Action and Partnerships for Climate Justice in the Caribbean

Ainka brings over seven years of experience working in climate change and environmental

management in the Caribbean and Pacific small island developing states (SIDS). Currently, she is Senior Technical Officer and Resilience Lead at CANARI, overseeing the portfolio of projects on climate change and disaster resilience. Ainka is a climate change adaptation specialist with expertise in community-based and ecosystem-based adaptation, vulnerability assessments and participatory development of adaptation plans and policies. She also has expertise and experience in climate finance access and delivery in the SIDS context. Ainka also has a strong background in conservation and environmental management, science communication, and monitoring and evaluation.