Al Douglas, B.Sc. (Chemistry), Chartered Chemist (Ontario), MBA

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Al is the President of the Climate Risk Institute. Since 2002 he has been developing and delivering adaptation resources to domestic and international decision-makers. Al played leading roles in two regional vulnerability assessments in Ontario and co-authored an ecosystems vulnerability assessment guidebook for Ontario. He has contributed content to previous National Assessments of climate change impact and adaptation and acted as an expert reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Al has expertise in climate science; climate change impact, vulnerability and risk assessments; policy development; and adaptation planning in natural resource sectors. In 2016 Al co-chaired Adaptation Canada 2016, Canada’s first national symposium on climate change adaptation since 2005 and was a member of Canada’s Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results.