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Dr Anna McIvor

Dr Anna McIvor

Chairperson of Transition Cambridge

A visiting scholar with the Cambridge Coastal Research Unit,

Department of Geography, University of Cambridge


Based in the Department of Geography, Cambridge, Anna currently works on the EU RISC-KIT project looking at strategies for managing coastal flooding across a range of European sites. Previously, she has worked for The Nature Conservancy, based in the Department of Geography, Cambridge University, looking at the potential benefits of using ecosystems in coastal defence alongside engineered structures.

Anna is the Chairperson for Transition Cambridge, and involved in several projects such as a community garden, Greeniversity and Transition cafe. Anna is also a facilitator of occasional Work that Reconnects workshops, as created by Joanna Macy.


  • the effects of climate change on mangroves and coastal ecology
  • sustainable cities
  • freshwater ecology