Evan Girvetz

Senior Scientist, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

Evan Girvetz is a Senior Scientist with the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). He researches climate smart agriculture, ecosystem services, and sustainable intensification of agriculture. He is a member of CIATs Decision and Policy Analysis research area and Soils research area. He also co-leads the development of the Climate Wizard, an online tool that allows non-climate specialists to explore climate change maps and analyses. He has extensive experience researching climate change adaptation, agricultural planning, environmental decision support, water resources management, climate services, and nature conservation planning. Mr. Girvetz is widely published and his research has been featured in top media outlets including the San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times and New Scientist magazine. He received his PhD in Ecology from the University of California, Davis, and currently holds an affiliate assistant professor position at the University of Washington, School of Forest Resources.