Alannah is a policy analyst in PlanAdapt’s coordination hub. She is based in Berlin, Germany.
Her interests and expertise lies in exploring synergies of climate mitigation and adaptation measures, aligning different policy processes for climate-resilient development and food security. She also supports GIZ as an independent consultant on the nexus of climate, land use and nutrition.
Previously, Alannah supported GIZ’s initiative fostering the implementation of the Paris Agreement, focusing on ambition raising, the alignment of National Adaptation Planning (NAP) and the Adaptation Goals of the NDC, as well as thet role of sub-national actors in adaptation planning and implementation. She also worked for the German Ministry for Food and Agriculture on the holistic approach of agro-ecology and the collaboration with international organisations working on food and agriculture.
Alannah holds an M.A. in Atlantic Studies of History, Culture and Society from the Leibniz Universität Hannover. Her thesis focused on the impact of migration on food security in rural households.
Alannah contributed to PlanAdapt’s work in the following projects and initiatives:
- Making the Case for Action-Oriented Research on Climate Adaptation – Evidence Review
- Making The Case for Integrated Flood Resilience – Just Anticipating or Insuring Against Damage Is Not Enough
- Integrating Climate Risks in the Way Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Work with Communities
- Integrating Climate Justice in Advocacy for Gender and Youth
- Unleashing the Potential of Capacity Development for Climate Action – Fixing a Broken Link on the Pathway to Transformational Change
- Climate Risks Travel Across Geographic Boundaries and Across Sectors – Can Europe’s Economy Be Shook Up By Climate Impacts, Both Within Europe and Outside?