Ryan Ness

Research Director, Adaptation
Toronto, ON

Ryan Ness has 20 years of experience in environmental management and climate adaptation, integrating technical analysis, strategy development and policy implementation. Previously, Ryan was the lead for climate adaptation programs and corporate strategy at the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, and also managed the Ontario Climate Consortium. He is a professional engineer, holding Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources Engineering from the University of Guelph, and is completing a Ph.D. in Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo.