Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Geographical Science and African Climate and Development Initiative Research Chair, University of Cape Town

Associate Professor Gina Ziervogel is a geographer by training, with 15 years of experience in the field of adaptation and vulnerability to global environmental change. She lecturers in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science and researches issues related to socio-economic development in a context of climate change. Through this she has focused on a number of areas including municipal adaptation strategies, institutional barriers to adaptation, flood governance, water and food security and transformation. Gina completed her PhD in Geography at the University of Oxford in 2002 after completing her BSc at the University of Cape Town and her Honours in Environmental Water Management at Rhodes University.

Experience

  • –present
    enior lecturer in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, University of Cape Town