Kate Elizabeth Gannon

Kate Gannon is a postdoctoral researcher in the Sustainable Development team at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Her work focuses on climate change adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa with a particular focus on adaptation among private sector actors (micro, small and medium enterprises) in drylands.

Recent and current projects include:

- Hydrological impact pathways and disruption to urban water supply, hydropower production and flooding associated with the 2015/2016 El Niño: http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/el-nino/

- Pathways to resilience in semi-arid economies (PRISE): http://prise.odi.org

- Development Corridors Partnership: https://developmentcorridors.org



  • 2016–present
    Postdoctoral researcher, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment


  • 2015 
    King's College London, Doctor of Philosophy