Donovan Burton | Climate Change Adaptation Specialist

Donovan Burton
  • Donovan is a climate change adaptation specialist with a diverse portfolio of experience, having completed more than 150 climate change risk and adaptation projects. He is focused on influencing change adaptation governance through disruptive technology, big data and the internet of things. Much of Don’s current focus and research is on the connection between climate change, future technologies and big data analytics to better understand the barriers and enablers to change. His work utilises applied and empirical research to support climate change policy and informed decision-making.  

    Over the past decade Donovan has helped numerous organisations identify risks and opportunities associated with climate change. Don’s sector experience in this space includes insurance, property development, infrastructure (including roads, rail, ports, tunnels), information communication technology, working with the United Nations, national governments, state governments, local governments, NGOs and research organisations. 

    Get to know Donovan by checking out the below interview! 

    Q & A with Donovan