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Member since: 2022
Victoria University of Wellington
Bio: Dr Judy Lawrence is Senior Research Fellow at the Climate Change Research Institute, Victoria University of Wellington and Director of PS Consulting Ltd. Judy’s research and practice focus on climate change adaptation, sea-level rise, coastal hazards and decision making under deep uncertainty. Judy was Co-Author of the MfE Coastal Hazards and Climate Change Guidance (2017), Co-Chaired the Climate Change Adaptation Technical Working Group (2018), Governance Domain Lead for the first NZ National Climate Change Risk Assessment (2020), Coordinating Lead Author for the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report Working Group II Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability (2022). Judy was a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Science Prize 2019 Melting Ice and Rising Seas Team 2019 and the Terry Healy Coastal Project Award in 2017 and 2018 for the Living Edge Resilience and the MfE Coastal Guidance Projects. She has a PhD in Public Policy on the adequacy of institutions for climate change adaptation.