Colvin, John

John Colvin is a systemic intermediary and researcher who works on integrated and adaptive approaches to sustainable development in Southern Africa, South Asia and Latin America. A Director of Emerald Network Ltd, a Principal with the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership and a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Open University, he holds a doctorate degree in ethology from Cambridge University. A former UK policy maker, his interests are designing, brokering, implementing and evaluating multi-level social and institutional learning processes, particularly those that link practice, research and policy. John has a deep commitment to reflexive, collaborative and participative inquiry practices. www.climateadaptation.cc/who-we-are/our-team/principal-scientists/john-colvin