Jason is an Assistant Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) at the University of Waterloo, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and Associate Director for Partners for Action (P4A). His research focuses on climate change and flood risk governance specifically the strategies to reduce economic vulnerability at the local level. To inform this research, his research team is building 3D visualizations of flood risk, mapping and measuring social-vulnerability, and developing transformational change strategy to inform governments about effective risk management. Jason has published widely on issues including the role of insurance in climate change adaptation, and policy tools for urban flood risk management.
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