Sean O'DonoghueManager, Climate Change Adaptation Branch within Environmental Planning and Climate Protection Department of eThekwini Municipality (Durban); Honorary Research Associate in the School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Sean O’Donoghue manages the Climate Change Adaptation Branch of the eThekwini Municipality’s Environmental Planning and Climate Protection Department in Durban, South Africa. Much of this work is based on using functioning ecosystems to protect communities from climate change impacts. Sean oversees innovative programs like the uMngeni Ecological Infrastructure Partnership, the UKZN-EM Global Environmental Change Research Programme, and the implementation of the Durban Adaptation Charter, a global initiative to drive climate change adaptation in cities.

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