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Alex Nickson

Alex Nickson

Policy and Programmes Manager for Climate Change Adaptation and Water,

Greater London Authority


Biography:

Alex Nickson is the Mayor’s representative on the London Climate Change Partnership. Alex is the Policy and Programmes Manager for Climate Change Adaptation and Water at the Greater London Authority, where he led the development of the Mayor’s Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and is responsible for implementing the strategy. His role is also to raise the awareness and capacity of London and Londoners to respond to the impacts and opportunities presented by climate change.

Alex is a founder member of the London Climate Change Partnership and is the deputy-chair of the Local Adaptation Advisory Panel. He has also advised the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the C40 Cities, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, the World Bank, the European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on adaptation in urban areas. Previously, Alex worked as a Sustainability Manager for the Thames Gateway London Partnership.

Keywords

  • flood-risk management
  • the impacts and opportunities presented by climate change
  • climate change adaptation in cities