Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, University of Cape Town
South African living in Cape Town, South Africa
Over the last 20 years Gina’s work has focused on climate change adaptation and social development across scales from the household to municipal level in southern Africa. She is interested in the governance of urban adaptation and links to social justice and resilience. Gina is particularly passionate about transdisciplinary projects that bring together civil society, government and academics to seek transformative solutions that address both environmental and social challenges. She serves on the City of Cape Town’s Water Resilience Advisory Section 80 Committee and is a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment report. Gina loves the outdoors, owls, chameleons and the colour green.