AF2025 Conference Steering Committee

Convenor, Professor Bronwyn Hayward

Convenor, Professor Bronwyn Hayward

Director, Sustainable Citizenship & Civic Imagination Research

University of Canterbury

Convenor, Professor Shaun Ogilvie

Convenor, Professor Shaun Ogilvie

Professor of Ecology and the Environment

University of Canterbury

Convenor, Distinguished Professor Steven Ratuva

Convenor, Distinguished Professor Steven Ratuva

Director, Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies

University of Canterbury

Dr Maarten Kappelle

Dr Maarten Kappelle

Head, Secretariat

World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP)

Dr Nick Cradock-Henry

Dr Nick Cradock-Henry

Principal Scientist

GNS Science Te Pū Ao

Professor Bruce Glavovic

Professor Bruce Glavovic

Professor: School of People, Environment and Planning Massey

Massey University

Dr Judy Lawrence

Dr Judy Lawrence

Adjunct Professor

Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington

Professor Sandy Morrison

Professor Sandy Morrison

Dean and Professor Te Pua Wananga ki te Ao

University of Waikato

Dr Meg Parsons

Dr Meg Parsons

Associate Professor

University of Auckland

Professor Janet Stephenson

Professor Janet Stephenson

Research Professor Centre for Sustainability

University of Otago

Dr Christina Tausa

Dr Christina Tausa

Research Project Manager

Pacific Oceans Climate Crisis Assessment (POCCA)

Professor Anita Wreford

Professor Anita Wreford

Applied Economist

Lincoln University

AF2025 Scientific Program Committee Co-chairs

Professor Katrina Brown

Professor Katrina Brown

Professor Emerita of Social Science

University of Exeter

Professor Mark Howden

Professor Mark Howden

Director - Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions

The Australian National University

Professor Cynthia Rosenzweig

Professor Cynthia Rosenzweig

WASP Scientific Committee co-chair

NASA/Columbia University Earth Institute

AF2025 Scientific Program Committee

Dr Paulina Aldunce

Dr Paulina Aldunce

CITRID University of Chile

Professor Kathryn Bowen

Professor Kathryn Bowen

Professor and Deputy Director Melbourne Climate Futures

University of Melbourne

Associate Professor Winston Chow

Associate Professor Winston Chow

Co-Chair, Working Group II, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Singapore Management University

Professor Matthias Garschagen

Professor Matthias Garschagen

Chair in Human Geography

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Associate Professor Sherilee L. Harper

Associate Professor Sherilee L. Harper

Principal Researcher

University of Alberta

Dr Viliamu Lese

Dr Viliamu Lese

Senior Lecturer - Disaster Risk Management at the Centre for Environement & Sustainable Development

University of the South Pacific

Dr Debbie Ley

Dr Debbie Ley

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Dr Aditi Mukherji

Dr Aditi Mukherji

Director

CGIAR Climate Change Impact Action Platform

Associate Professor Johanna Nalau

Associate Professor Johanna Nalau

WASP Scientific Committee Co-chair

Griffith University

Professor William Solecki

Professor William Solecki

Professor - Department of Geography

Hunter College-City University of New York

Dr Adelle Thomas

Dr Adelle Thomas

Senior Fellow, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Research Centre

University of The Bahamas

Dr Christopher Trisos

Dr Christopher Trisos

Senior Researcher

African Climate & Development Initiative

Dr Joeli Veitayaki

Dr Joeli Veitayaki

Associate Professor - School of Marine Studies

University of the South Pacific